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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2924

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Brush Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished & inundated within Lake Red Rock (Brush Creek)
History
Original bridge built 1891; renewed 1923; removed account of line abandonment for Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.0 ft.
Total length: 166.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Skew angle
1 degrees
Also called
Brush Creek bridge
Inventory number
BH 64440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,672)
Beam (15,935)
Built 1891 (228)
Built during 1890s (3,007)
Iowa (6,545)
Lost (25,300)
Lost 1968 (88)
Lost during 1960s (778)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Skewed (4,919)
Span length under 25 feet (6,919)
Timber stringer (4,076)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,948)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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