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RI - Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

East approach ad pier

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in April 2018

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BH Photo #426015

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Rock Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Location
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
2 Sp. 60' Riveted Through truss
1 Panel Timber Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 135.0 ft.
Also called
RI Br. #434
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76773, -91.90417   (decimal degrees)
40°46'04" N, 91°54'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/592484/4513550 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Zion
Inventory number
BH 74231 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2018: New photos from Tim Courtney
  • November 1, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Riveted", "railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Keokuk & Des Moines Railway"

Sources 

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