Wabash - Watersheke Creek Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2903
Originally "Span B" of Wabash Bridge #499 over the Grand River at Brunswick, Missouri. Relocated here in 1916 after the replacement of Bridge #499 to another style of bridge.
Wabash Railroad plan
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BH Photo #306249
This span was originally "Span B" of Wabash Bridge #499, over the Grand River at Brunswick, Missouri. Placed here in 1916 after the replacement of Bridge #499 to a DPG span.
- Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Watersheke Creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
- Marion County, Iowa
- Demolished & inundated within Lake Red Rock
- Original 134' Howe truss bridge at this location built 1888; replaced 1916 with this bridge (originally from Br. #499); replaced 1931 with 119' DPG span; removed 1968 account of abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
- - Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Whipple through truss
Length of largest span: 148.3 ft.
Total length: 170.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 26.0 ft.
- Also called
- Wabash Railroad Bridge #2903
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.39539, -92.99899 (decimal degrees)
41°23'43" N, 92°59'56" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/500084/4582650 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 63841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 26, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier