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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2967

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Original 96' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1901; replaced 1924 with this bridge; Original pile trestle at this location built 1899; rebuilt 1937 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment concurrent to Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 96.9 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49379, -93.31155   (decimal degrees)
41°29'38" N, 93°18'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/473994/4593621 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasantville
Inventory number
BH 65169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,916)
Built 1924 (749)
Built during 1920s (9,990)
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)
Timber stringer (4,071)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,601)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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