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RI - Reeds Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Reeds Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Location
Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1886, Abandoned and removed ca. 1980
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Keokuk & Des Moines Railway (K&DM)
Design
1 Sp. 85' Pin-connected quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Also called
RI Br. #330
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68705, -91.76617   (decimal degrees)
40°41'13" N, 91°45'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/604257/4504749 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonaparte
Inventory number
BH 74229 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from Rock Island Annual Report
  • November 1, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Keokuk & Des Moines Railway", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com