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CN - Cedar River Bridge

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Nashua Rail Bridge

Northern Arches

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2015

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BH Photo #317964

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Overview
Deck arch bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Builder
- Henry Williams Parkhurst of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Cedar River Railroad (CEDR)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.0 ft.
Total length: 410.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.95496, -92.53421   (decimal degrees)
42°57'18" N, 92°32'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/537993/4755918 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nashua
Inventory number
BH 52564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 18, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 24, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 19, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • May 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Cedar River Railroad", "Cedar River (Iowa)"

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