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NS - Cedar Creek Bridge

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder on concrete piers, with both steel & timber stringer approach spans on either side
Dimensions
Total length: 756.3 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2864
Wabash - Cedar Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.25398, -92.88075   (decimal degrees)
41°15'14" N, 92°52'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/509990/4566958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 65516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,913)
Built 1930 (1,754)
Built during 1930s (11,798)
Deck girder (5,816)
Girder (10,358)
Iowa (6,544)
Marion County, Iowa (125)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,962)
Open (40,039)
Owned by railroad (12,585)
Plate girder (8,033)
Railroad (15,650)
Steel stringer (6,324)
Timber stringer (4,071)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,883)
Wabash Railroad (575)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2015: Added by James Holzmeier

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