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Luzerne Street Overpass

Photos 

Taken early October 1908

Photo taken by Charles W Waterman (1872-1942), blacksmith and amateur photographer

View this photo at datpub.com

BH Photo #264059

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on Luzerne Street in Luzerne
Location
Luzerne, Benton County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Replaced 2004
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.0 ft.
Total length: 111.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.90539, -92.18088   (decimal degrees)
41°54'19" N, 92°10'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/567938/4639596 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keystone South
Inventory numbers
IA 7440 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • August 20, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Imported photo & added link
  • August 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added type

Sources 

Comments 

Luzerne Street Bridge
Posted August 5, 2007, by CS (generalcyt [at] yahoo [dot] com)

As of Summer 2007, this bridge has been torn down and a replacement is being built.