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RI - Des Moines River Bridge (2nd)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad (RI)
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1880; Replaced 1901
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58463, -93.61597   (decimal degrees)
41°35'05" N, 93°36'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448656/4603843 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 56206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • May 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden