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RI - Mad Creek Bridge #4

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke in October 2017

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mad Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1908; Removed 1934
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Deck plate girder
Steel stringer approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45645, -91.03685   (decimal degrees)
41°27'23" N, 91°02'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/663963/4591289 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine
Inventory number
BH 69925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,070)
Built 1908 (691)
Built during 1900s (7,037)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,079)
Deck girder (5,529)
Girder (9,792)
Iowa (6,345)
Lost (23,620)
Lost 1934 (41)
Lost during 1930s (555)
Mad Creek (24)
Muscatine County, Iowa (168)
Muscatine, Iowa (37)
Plate girder (7,576)
Railroad (15,074)
Steel stringer (5,913)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • October 24, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • November 7, 2015: Updated by Luke: New photos from Luke

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