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RI - 3rd Street Overpass (East Davenport Yard Spur)

Photos 

Note the "Golden State Route to California" emblazoned on the side of the DPG span.

Photo taken by Gary Powell

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BH Photo #273706

Street View 

Description 

Built to access the Federal Street Yard/East Davenport Yard

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 3rd Street on Removed Railroad (RI)
Location
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa
Status
Removed, abutment remains
History
Built 1898
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 175.0 ft.
Total length: 175.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52249, -90.56940   (decimal degrees)
41°31'21" N, 90°34'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702802/4599613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Inventory number
BH 59460 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • January 31, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • July 30, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • January 30, 2014: Added by Luke Harden