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IAIS - Hennepin Canal Bridge (Calona)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #227753

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Description 

Two Track bridge with one track now abandoned.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hennepin Canal on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Colona, Henry County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Hennepin Canal Bridge (Calona)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48093, -90.34875   (decimal degrees)
41°28'51" N, 90°20'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/721355/4595540 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Green Rock
Inventory number
BH 51705 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 12, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • June 11, 2012: New photo from Gene Smania
  • March 15, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 14, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Iowa Interstate Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Hennepin Canal"

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