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CB&Q - Fox River Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #264044

Map 

Description 

Total length is approximate

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Fox River on abandoned railroad (CB&Q)
Location
Mount Sterling, Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Line abandoned in 1969, bridge removed 1970s
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
1 Sp. 112' Warren through truss
36 Panel Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 616.0 ft.
Also called
CB&Q - Br. #55.54
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61743, -91.93898   (decimal degrees)
40°37'03" N, 91°56'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/589748/4496830 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Sterling
Inventory number
BH 55623 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from CB&Q track chart
  • February 23, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad", "Burlington Northern Railroad", "railroad"

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