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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2942

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Prairie Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Original 260' pile trestle built 1891; renewed 1904; replaced by this bridge 1917; renewed again 1933, removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 139.3 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Also called
Prairie Creek bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45404, -93.18027   (decimal degrees)
41°27'15" N, 93°10'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484943/4589177 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knoxville NW
Inventory number
BH 64437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,926)
Built 1917 (641)
Built during 1910s (9,711)
Iowa (6,545)
Lost (25,273)
Lost 1968 (88)
Lost during 1960s (778)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Owned by railroad (12,596)
Skewed (4,919)
Timber stringer (4,074)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,948)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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