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IA7 Cub Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dave Darby

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BH Photo #335767

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cub Creek on Iowa Primary Road 7
Location
Canforth, Poweshiek County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Bypassed 1925
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
River To River Road Cub Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72175, -92.34477   (decimal degrees)
41°43'18" N, 92°20'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/554500/4619090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Victor
Inventory number
BH 68452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,741)
Arch (12,261)
Canforth, Iowa (1)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,080)
Concrete inset railing (456)
Deck arch (11,501)
IA 7 (12)
Iowa (6,555)
Owned privately (1,773)
Poweshiek County, Iowa (76)
River-To-River Road (21)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2015: Updated by Luke: Merged photographs posted to the forum by Dave Darby
  • July 11, 2015: Added by Luke

Comments 

Iowa Primary Road 7 Cub Creek Bridge
Posted August 18, 2015, by Dave Darby (dwdarby [at] aol [dot] com)

South side of bridge

Iowa Primary Road 7 Cub Creek Bridge
Posted August 18, 2015, by Dave Darby (dwdarby [at] aol [dot] com)

When the Iowa Highway Commission straightened the route between Brooklyn and Victor in 1925, this bridge was left behind. Not only did the road bypass it, but now, even the creek bypasses it. These photos were taken October 19th, 2013