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Wabash - Hastie Crossing (Old)

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Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #345168

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber striger bridge over Adelphi RFD 1 & Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Wabash Railroad
Location
Hastie, Polk County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ?; Replaced 1947
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Timber striger-Pile trestle bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.0 ft.
Total length: 56.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #3004D (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56389, -93.49883   (decimal degrees)
41°33'50" N, 93°29'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/458406/4601477 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70468 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,958)
Continuous (1,898)
Hastie, Iowa (3)
Iowa (5,793)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1947 (25)
Lost during 1940s (239)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Polk County, Iowa (239)
Railroad (13,091)
Span length under 25 feet (5,768)
Timber stringer (3,343)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,437)
Wabash Railroad (545)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2016: Updated by James Holzmeier: Changed incorrect bridge # and measurements to the correct ones, per WAB bridge book
  • January 7, 2016: Added by Luke

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Wabash - Hastie Crossing
Posted January 8, 2016, by Luke

I will be sure to let you know, James.

Wabash - Hastie Crossing
Posted January 8, 2016, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

Luke if you can find any other images of WAB bridges from IDOT I would greatly love to hear from you!

Wabash - Hastie Crossing
Posted January 8, 2016, by Luke

Thanks James!

Wabash - Hastie Crossing
Posted January 8, 2016, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

Great find, Luke!