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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2966

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Description 

One 11.5' span and five 13' spans

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Original 79' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1902; replaced 1940 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle w/ballasted deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 13.0 ft.
Total length: 78.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48904, -93.29401   (decimal degrees)
41°29'21" N, 93°17'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/475456/4593089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasantville
Inventory number
BH 64436 (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)
Timber stringer (4,071)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,601)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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