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IC - North Raccoon River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Raccoon River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Sac County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910 using an assortment of relocated parts
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
From east to west:
3-30' Deck Girders (1899)
1-34' Deck Lattice Span (1888, Replaced 1945)
5-150' Pratt Deck Trusses (1889)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 878.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29852, -94.88287   (decimal degrees)
42°17'55" N, 94°52'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/344793/4684637 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1888 (209)
Built 1889 (214)
Built 1899 (356)
Built 1910 (1,087)
Deck girder (4,963)
Deck truss (1,591)
Girder (8,965)
Illinois Central Railroad (505)
Iowa (6,151)
Lattice deck truss (30)
Lattice truss (517)
Lost (21,307)
Owned by railroad (10,922)
Pin-connected (3,659)
Plate girder (6,822)
Pratt deck truss (328)
Pratt truss (8,504)
Raccoon River (83)
Railroad (14,228)
Relocated (762)
Replaced by new bridge (14,054)
Sac County, Iowa (38)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,961)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,638)
Truss (30,960)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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