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RI - Skunk River Bridge (Older)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #238056

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Skunk River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Brighton, Washington County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887; Replaced ?
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 381.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19556, -91.80783   (decimal degrees)
41°11'44" N, 91°48'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/599967/4561151 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brighton
Inventory number
BH 51411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2016: Updated by Luke: Build year + specs
  • January 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added replacement date range and link to arial imagery
  • August 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • August 26, 2012: Updated by Don Morrison: Added category "Chicago Rock Island Pacific" from 1906 map
  • August 25, 2012: Updated by Don Morrison: Moved map pin to most likely location of a Brighton RR bridge
  • February 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Skunk River"

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Comments 

Skunk River Railroad(?) Bridge
Posted August 26, 2012, by Don Morrison