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IC - Iowa River Bridge

Photos 

BH Photo #252867

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Location
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1894; Replaced 1909
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Pratt deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51862, -93.25839   (decimal degrees)
42°31'07" N, 93°15'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478775/4707393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa Falls West
Inventory number
BH 51900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,851)
Built 1894 (217)
Built during 1890s (2,731)
Deck truss (1,598)
Hardin County, Iowa (73)
Illinois Central Railroad (507)
Iowa (6,177)
Iowa Falls, Iowa (20)
Iowa River (129)
Lost (22,103)
Lost 1909 (23)
Lost during 1900s (277)
Pratt deck truss (329)
Pratt truss (8,675)
Railroad (14,296)
Replaced by new bridge (14,756)
Truss (31,109)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Addded lost date
  • April 4, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • March 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"

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Sources 

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