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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2917

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2917

Wabash Railroad plan

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Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Wildcat Creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Inundated account of line abandonment for Lake Red Rock project
History
Original 220' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1890; renewed 1904; renewed 1953 with this bridge
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer & pile trestle bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 231.5 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41652, -93.05122   (decimal degrees)
41°24'59" N, 93°03'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/495719/4584997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Otley
Inventory number
BH 65130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,916)
Built 1953 (330)
Built during 1950s (3,863)
Iowa (6,544)
Lost (25,225)
Lost 1968 (88)
Lost during 1960s (775)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Owned by railroad (12,588)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,737)
Steel stringer (6,326)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,296)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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