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RI - Strip Creek Trestle

Photo 

taken from a distance as it now sits on private property

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2016

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BH Photo #373612

Map 

Description 

Total length is approximate

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Strip 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
4 Panel Open Deck Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84880, -92.10415   (decimal degrees)
40°50'56" N, 92°06'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/575515/4522358 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74289 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2016: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • November 5, 2016: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

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