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RI - English River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over English River on former Rock Island/Central Iowa Railway
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Rail operations ceased 1974, line officially abandoned 1978, bridge removed soon after
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Central Iowa Railway (CIAR)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Through truss
Also called
CIAR - English River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48089, -91.75446   (decimal degrees)
41°28'51" N, 91°45'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/603987/4592891 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellman
Inventory number
BH 56091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Central Iowa Railway"

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