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RI - English River Backwaters Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over old English River Channel on former Rock Island RR
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Rail operations ceased 1974, line officially abandoned 1978, bridge removed soon after
Railroads
- Central Iowa Railway (CIAR)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
CIAR - English River Backwaters Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47997, -91.75914   (decimal degrees)
41°28'48" N, 91°45'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/603598/4592783 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellman
Inventory number
BH 56840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Central Iowa Railway"

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