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WCFN - Virden Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete culvert bridge over Virden Creek on Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern Railway
Location
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding, replaced by a new bridge
History
Lost 1968
Railroads
- Interurban
- Waterloo Railroad (WLO)
- Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway (WCFN)
Design
Concrete culvert
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51996, -92.32945   (decimal degrees)
42°31'12" N, 92°19'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/555079/4707727 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 89 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 13
Inventory number
BH 84986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2019: Added by Luke

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Comments 

WCFN - Virden Creek Bridge
Posted April 19, 2019, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The flikr link probably ought to state that it's the replacement. I get confused too easily these days....

WCFN - Virden Creek Bridge
Posted April 19, 2019, by John Marvig

Clark,

I think the entry was for the previous bridge at this location which was replaced by the modern beam in the link.

WCFN - Virden Creek Bridge
Posted April 19, 2019, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Flickr link is not to a concrete culvert.