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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2892

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Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Original 220' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1892; renewed 1923; renewed 1955 with this bridge; abandoned account of line abandonment concurrent to Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 261.2 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34551, -92.93902   (decimal degrees)
41°20'44" N, 92°56'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/505101/4577114 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 65662 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,916)
Built 1955 (457)
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)
Timber stringer (4,071)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,272)
Wabash Railroad (575)

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