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RI - Honey Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

The RI track chart lists this bridge as crossing Coates Creek, but topo maps and Google maps all name this waterway as Honey Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Lost quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Honey Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Location
Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned and removed ca. 1980
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Keokuk & Des Moines Railway (K&DM)
Design
1 Sp. 151' quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 151.0 ft.
Total length: 151.0 ft.
Also called
RI Br. #360
RI - Coates Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70015, -91.80691   (decimal degrees)
40°42'01" N, 91°48'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600794/4506156 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Keokuk & Des Moines Railway", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

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