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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2895

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2895

Wabash Railroad plan

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BH Photo #311135

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Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Original 110' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1892; renewed 1902; replaced 1935 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer w/treated pile trestles
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 73.5 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37029, -92.96398   (decimal degrees)
41°22'13" N, 92°57'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/503012/4579864 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 65129 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,916)
Built 1935 (1,452)
Built during 1930s (11,799)
Iowa (6,544)
Lost (25,225)
Lost 1968 (88)
Lost during 1960s (775)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Owned by railroad (12,588)
Skewed (4,919)
Span length under 25 feet (6,917)
Steel stringer (6,326)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,324)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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