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11th Street Stairs Arch

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2020

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BH Photo #466476

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Originally built as part of a retaining wall to cross a now-defunct funicular railway.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Stairway on Driveway
Location
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890 to cross a funicular railway. Railway abandoned 1927, and later converted to a staiway
Railroad
- Funicular
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.50255, -90.67105   (decimal degrees)
42°30'09" N, 90°40'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/691357/4708204 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubuque North
Inventory number
BH 67135 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,438)
Arch (11,968)
Built 1890 (269)
Built during 1890s (2,955)
Deck arch (11,209)
Dubuque County, Iowa (113)
Dubuque, Iowa (23)
Funicular (7)
Have street view (26,536)
Iowa (6,394)
Open (39,651)
Owned by city (5,275)
Rail-to-trail (1,496)
Railroad (15,287)
Stone arch (2,993)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2020: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 19, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • City of Dubuque - 1 West Eleventh Street Historic District Photographic Supplement
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com