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MN&S - Pappoose Creek Trestle

Photo 

Photo taken by Oscar Grossheim. Image provided by Musser Public Library

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BH Photo #447415

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Pappoose Creek on Mouscatine North & South Railroad
Location
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1893 during line construction; Removed 1896 when the creek was largely encased as a sewer
Railroad
- Muscatine North & South Railroad (MN&S)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42043, -91.04310   (decimal degrees)
41°25'14" N, 91°02'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/663532/4587278 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,079)
Beam (16,423)
Built 1893 (233)
Built during 1890s (3,108)
Iowa (6,755)
Lost (27,356)
Lost 1896 (20)
Lost during 1890s (176)
Muscatine County, Iowa (187)
Muscatine North & South Railroad (7)
Muscatine, Iowa (37)
Railroad (16,253)
Timber stringer (4,212)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2019: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke