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IAIS - Sylvan Slough Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Dustin Oliver

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #231778

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sylvan Slough on Railroad
Location
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builder
- Fort Pitt Bridge Works of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 705.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51145, -90.56166   (decimal degrees)
41°30'41" N, 90°33'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/703482/4598406 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Inventory number
BH 52367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 5, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Iowa Interstate Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

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Sylvan Slough Railroad Bridge
Posted May 12, 2012, by David Sebben (nebbes61 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is at the location of the original bridge across the slough.