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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2851

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over County road on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new highway overpass
History
Built 1940; replaced at some point by a new highway overpass
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Timber stringer bridge/frame reinforced w/19' road clearance
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.21903, -92.88039   (decimal degrees)
41°13'09" N, 92°52'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/510026/4563079 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lovilia
Inventory number
BH 65074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,913)
Built 1940 (1,078)
Built during 1940s (4,111)
Iowa (6,544)
Lost (25,212)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Owned by railroad (12,585)
Timber stringer (4,071)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,194)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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