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RI - Mud Creek Tributary Bridge

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Mud Creek Tributary on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Rail line shows as "Dismantled Railroad" on the 1953 quad
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Concrete culvert
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64352, -90.92010   (decimal degrees)
41°38'37" N, 90°55'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/673215/4612287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bennett
Land survey
T. 79 N., R. 1 W., Sec. 14
Elevation
730 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 79505 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2017: New Street View added by Luke

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RI - Mud Creek Tributary Bridge
Posted November 20, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Although this is a mundane artifact, it is a faint remnant of infrastructure gone almost without a trace for over half a century. We need these small reminders of our past scattered around the countryside.