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RI - 8th Street Southwest Overpass (E)

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RI - 8th Street Southwest Overpass (E)

The Des Moines Register: October 15 1955

BH Photo #442935

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over 8th Street Southwest on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Altoona, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1955
Builder
- Iowa Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64409, -93.48032   (decimal degrees)
41°38'39" N, 93°28'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/460000/4610372 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83194 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Altoona, Iowa (8)
Built 1955 (439)
Built during 1950s (3,678)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,007)
Girder (9,140)
Iowa (6,191)
Iowa Bridge Co. (58)
Lost (22,273)
Owned by railroad (11,104)
Plate girder (6,949)
Polk County, Iowa (261)
Railroad (14,370)
Through girder (3,396)
US 6 (119)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 21, 2018: Added by Luke

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