Rating:
No votes cast

RI - Rock Creek Bridge

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)
Inventory number
BH 74231 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • 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