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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2224A

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pile trestle over Des Moines River channel on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Demolished between 1960-1970 account of US Hwy. 34 project
History
Original bridge at this location built 1898; removed between 1960-1970 account of US Hwy. 34 project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 288.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00867, -92.41270   (decimal degrees)
41°00'31" N, 92°24'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/549386/4539886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa North
Inventory number
BH 65756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,903)
Beam (14,418)
Built 1898 (287)
Built during 1890s (2,756)
Iowa (6,193)
Lost (22,392)
Ottumwa, Iowa (23)
Owned by railroad (11,112)
Timber stringer (3,713)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,898)
Wabash Railroad (554)
Wapello County, Iowa (107)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2015: Added by James Holzmeier

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