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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2901

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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 78' pile trestle at this location built 1901; rebuilt 1926 with 105' pile trestle; replaced 1953 with this bridge; removed & inundated 1968 account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel I-beam stringer span with five 13' pile trestle approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38899, -92.98986   (decimal degrees)
41°23'20" N, 92°59'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/500848/4581940 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pella
Inventory number
BH 65666 (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 100-125 feet (5,194)
Wabash Railroad (575)

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