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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2231 - Bear Creek

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Description 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2231

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Demolished 1908 when the "South Ottumwa Extension" of the Wabash Railroad 16th Dist. was taken out
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 335.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2231
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02084, -92.44160   (decimal degrees)
41°01'15" N, 92°26'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/546947/4541220 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa North
Inventory number
BH 65757 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,825)
Beam (14,193)
Built 1893 (205)
Built during 1890s (2,719)
Iowa (6,173)
Lost (21,662)
Lost 1908 (41)
Lost during 1900s (277)
Ottumwa, Iowa (23)
Owned by railroad (10,957)
Timber stringer (3,668)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,854)
Wabash Railroad (553)
Wapello County, Iowa (107)

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