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RI - Nameless Creek Bridge

Photo 

SE abutment

Unfortunately not much to see of this one.

Photo taken by Tim Courtney

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BH Photo #516677

Facts 

Overview
Lost quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over unnamed tributary of Des Moines River on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Location
Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned and removed ca. 1980
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Keokuk & Des Moines Railway (K&DM)
Design
1 Sp. 90' pin-connected quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Also called
RI Br. #317
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66237, -91.75022   (decimal degrees)
40°39'45" N, 91°45'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605644/4502028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonaparte
Inventory number
BH 74230 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2022: New photo from Tim Courtney
  • November 1, 2016: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com