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RI - Des Moines River Bridge (1st)

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Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1868; Replaced 1880
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Wood through truss
Also called
Market Street Railroad Bridge (1st)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58467, -93.61637   (decimal degrees)
41°35'05" N, 93°36'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448622/4603847 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 71792 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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