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RI - US 6 Overpass (E; Old)

Photo 

RI - US6 Overpass (E;Old)

The Des Moines Register: April 1 1950

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BH Photo #442937

Facts 

Overview
Lost Girder bridge over US 6 on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Altoona, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1955
Design
Girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64400, -93.48078   (decimal degrees)
41°38'38" N, 93°28'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/459961/4610362 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84293 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Altoona, Iowa (7)
Des Moines, Iowa (121)
Girder (11,170)
Iowa (6,793)
Lost (28,489)
Lost 1955 (110)
Lost during 1950s (864)
Polk County, Iowa (281)
Replaced by new bridge (19,375)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com