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Abandoned Wabash - Indian Creek Bridge

Photos 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1314

2013 photo

Prion

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #308753

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad (Wabash)
Location
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Original bridge built 1899; replaced 1912 with this bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.0 ft.
Total length: 65.2 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1314
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24750, -95.86476   (decimal degrees)
41°14'51" N, 95°51'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/259959/4570190 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Council Bluffs South
Inventory number
BH 58876 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 22, 2014: Photo imported by James Holzmeier
  • November 7, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added build date and Wabash bridge number
  • January 31, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • November 24, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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