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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2956

Map 

Description 

1891 bridge was two spans, 32.8' in length (15'x 2)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Original 32' pile trestle built 1891; rebuilt with this bridge 1940; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48293, -93.25547   (decimal degrees)
41°28'59" N, 93°15'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478672/4592400 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasantville
Inventory number
BH 64426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,913)
Built 1940 (1,078)
Built during 1940s (4,111)
Iowa (6,544)
Lost (25,212)
Lost 1968 (88)
Lost during 1960s (775)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Owned by railroad (12,585)
Skewed (4,919)
Span length under 25 feet (6,916)
Steel stringer (6,324)
Total length under 25 feet (2,508)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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