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CB&Q - Farmington Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #455610

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Des Moines River / Front St on former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
Farmington, Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Removed with piers remaining
History
Built 1906; Line abandoned in 1969, bridge removed 1970s
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
5 Through Truss Spans
15 Panel Pile Trestle
Also called
CB&Q - Bridge #44.26
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64200, -91.74669   (decimal degrees)
40°38'31" N, 91°44'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605974/4499772 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Farmington
Inventory number
BH 55614 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,470)
Built 1906 (581)
Built during 1900s (6,825)
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (441)
Des Moines River (226)
Farmington, Iowa (4)
Have street view (25,495)
Iowa (6,219)
Lost (22,445)
Owned by railroad (11,158)
Pratt through truss (5,025)
Pratt truss (8,776)
Railroad (14,408)
Through truss (14,106)
Timber stringer (3,718)
Truss (31,307)
Van Buren County, Iowa (81)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • June 8, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • January 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added build date; retracted previous edit to approaches as I mistook truss parts in the photo referenced for DPGs.
  • June 23, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • February 22, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 22, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Des Moines River", "railroad", "Burlington Northern Railroad", "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad"

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