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Avon RFD 1 Overpass

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #345255

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on Avon RFD 1
Location
Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Lassig Plant in Chicago)
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53891, -93.52485   (decimal degrees)
41°32'20" N, 93°31'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/456220/4598716 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 70483 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,551)
Beam (16,188)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,122)
Girder (10,662)
Iowa (6,611)
Lost (26,148)
Plate girder (8,291)
Polk County, Iowa (277)
Rail-to-overpass (64)
Replaced by new bridge (17,688)
Through girder (3,984)
Timber stringer (4,143)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2016: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke