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RI - Cedar River Bridge

Photo 

Published in the Muscatine Journal

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BH Photo #442265

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Removed, but piers still visible on aerial imagery
History
Built 1903; Strengthened 1931; Abandoned 1937 due to line washout; Removed 1938
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Muscatine & Iowa City Railway (M&IC)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47387, -91.21078   (decimal degrees)
41°28'26" N, 91°12'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/649396/4592908 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine NW
Inventory number
BH 57686 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • July 1, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • August 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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