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CB&Q - Big Creek Covered Bridge

Photo 

Photograph provided by the Henry County Heritage Trust. Part of the Donald Young Collection

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View this photo at iagenweb.org

BH Photo #314822

Map 

Description 

Was covered with sheet iron instead of the usual wood (See IA GenWeb Article)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
Henry County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1881; Replaced 1928
Railroads
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- St. Louis, Keokuk & Northwestern Railroad (StLK&NW)
Design
Through truss
Also called
K-Line - Big Creek Covered Bridge
StLK&N - Big Creek Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.94792, -91.57291   (decimal degrees)
40°56'53" N, 91°34'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/620116/4533955 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Pleasant
Inventory numbers
WGCB 15-44-07x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 65754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • January 28, 2015: Added by Luke

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