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RI - South Walnut Creek Bridge

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BH Photo #547823

Description 

The 1973 RI track chart omits any reference to this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over South Walnut Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Jefferson County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned 1980, removed 1983
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.09037, -91.89260   (decimal degrees)
41°05'25" N, 91°53'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/593007/4549379 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfield North
Inventory number
BH 56105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ballasted Deck (154)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,184)
Deck girder (6,587)
Girder (11,629)
Iowa (6,865)
Jefferson County, Iowa (38)
Lost (31,785)
Lost 1983 (128)
Lost during 1980s (1,640)
Owned by railroad (14,122)
Plate girder (9,140)
Railroad (16,986)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2023: New photos from Tim Courtney
  • April 26, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

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