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CNW - Iowa River Bridge (Gifford)

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Lost Quadrangular through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (CNW)
Location
Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1902
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 148.0 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #145
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29225, -93.07631   (decimal degrees)
42°17'32" N, 93°04'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/493709/4682227 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eldora
Inventory number
BH 59108 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • December 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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