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IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #3

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Abandoned Little Sioux River Bridge #3

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2016

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BH Photo #372902

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Little Sioux River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Woodbury County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1887, trestle approaches updated 1918
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
294' of wooden trestle
1-150' Pratt through truss
158' of wooden trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 605.0 ft.
Also called
IC - Bridge #T18.4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51482, -95.76303   (decimal degrees)
42°30'53" N, 95°45'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/273018/4710639 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pierson
Inventory number
BH 54926 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 16, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 16, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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