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Iola Electric Railway - Rock Creek Arch

Photos 

Courtesy of the Iola Daily Register & Evening News

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BH Photo #464920

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Description 

Shows up very clearly in 1962 aerial imagery from HistoricAerials.com

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rock Creek on Iola Electric Railway
Location
Allen County, Kansas
Status
Removed over a new channel to the west
History
Built 1902; Removed 1969
Builder
- Iola Concrete Construction Co. of Iola, Kansas
Railroads
- Interurban
- Iola Electric Railway
Design
3 40' Closed-spandrel arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.92214, -95.37022   (decimal degrees)
37°55'20" N, 95°22'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/291666/4199825 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87751 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added additional image
  • January 11, 2020: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke