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MILW - Iowa River Bridge

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1902; 7 girder spans filled in ca. 1955; Removed in the 1980s
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
2 150' Warren through trusses
2 70' Girders
1 50' Girder (Was originally built with 8 50' girders, making the original total structure length 840')
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 490.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.36194, -91.42956   (decimal degrees)
41°21'43" N, 91°25'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/631353/4580126 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cotter
Inventory number
BH 54455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • January 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added link to postcard.
  • November 13, 2012: Added by Luke Harden