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RI - Croton Trestle

Map 

Description 

Total length is approximate. Bridge may have been removed.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unknown creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Location
Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned 1980
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
5 Panel Timber Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Also called
RI Br. #257
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59072, -91.69339   (decimal degrees)
40°35'27" N, 91°41'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/610566/4494144 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Croton
Inventory number
BH 74257 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com