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Second Bridge

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #317662

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost McCallum through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad & Fort Road
Location
Davenport, Rock Island County, Illinois, and Scott County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1866; Damaged by a Tornado in 1868; Replaced 1872
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
McCallum through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52104, -90.55762   (decimal degrees)
41°31'16" N, 90°33'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/703789/4599480 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Inventory numbers
WGCB IA-15-82-U01#2x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB IL-81-U01#2x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 66442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2015: New photo from Paul Hamby
  • March 9, 2015: Updated by Luke: Refined type

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Sources 

  • Luke