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RI - Cedar River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #442943

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Wilton Spur
Location
Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1884; Washed out 1911; Replaced 1912
Builder
- Elmer J.C. Bealer of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Stonemason)
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75325, -91.27043   (decimal degrees)
41°45'12" N, 91°16'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643793/4623826 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2019: New photos from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke