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Wabash - Chequest Creek Bridge

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Description 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2162

4 21-foot spans

2 20-foot spans

This line was officially abandoned by N&W on 4-14-1982.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Chequest Creek on former N&W/Wabash RR
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Line abandoned 1982, bridge removed shortly thereafter.
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 145.5 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2162
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80304, -92.42247   (decimal degrees)
40°48'11" N, 92°25'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/548715/4517052 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield North
Inventory number
BH 56044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge builder & bridge dimensions.
  • April 16, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Wabash Railroad", "Norfolk & Western Railway", "railroad"

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