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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2227 - Kettle Creek

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Description 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2227

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Kettle 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
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2227
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00990, -92.43742   (decimal degrees)
41°00'36" N, 92°26'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/547307/4540008 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa North
Inventory number
BH 65758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2016: Updated by James Holzmeier: Removed category "Norfolk & Western Railway"

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