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RI - Skunk River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #272233

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Skunk River/Hwy IA1 on former Rock Island RR
Location
Brighton, Washington County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment
History
Removed 1945 due to track reconstruction project
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19558, -91.80777   (decimal degrees)
41°11'44" N, 91°48'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/599972/4561153 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brighton
Inventory number
BH 55841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added link to a historical image
  • March 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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