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Wabash - Little Soap Creek Bridge

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Description 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2203

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Little Soap Creek on former N&W/Wabash RR
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 184.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2203
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.92357, -92.39710   (decimal degrees)
40°55'25" N, 92°23'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/550763/4530448 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa South
Inventory number
BH 56037 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,418)
Built 1929 (957)
Built during 1920s (9,519)
Iowa (6,193)
Lost (22,392)
Lost 1982 (92)
Lost during 1980s (1,206)
Norfolk & Western Railway (347)
Owned by railroad (11,112)
Railroad (14,384)
Timber stringer (3,713)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,067)
Wabash Railroad (554)
Wapello County, Iowa (107)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Wabash Railroad", "Norfolk & Western Railway", "railroad"

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