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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2954

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Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished; portions of timber bents remain
History
Original 11-span 165' pile trestle built 1891, renewed 1905; replaced with this bridge 1936; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
8-span steel stringer bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 172.8 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47471, -93.22636   (decimal degrees)
41°28'29" N, 93°13'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481099/4591480 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knoxville NW
Inventory number
BH 64425 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,916)
Built 1936 (1,162)
Built during 1930s (11,799)
Iowa (6,544)
Lost (25,225)
Lost 1968 (88)
Lost during 1960s (775)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Owned by railroad (12,588)
Span length under 25 feet (6,917)
Steel stringer (6,326)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,947)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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