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RI - English River Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #466544

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over English River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48082, -91.75444   (decimal degrees)
41°28'51" N, 91°45'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/603989/4592883 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2020: Added by Luke

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

RI - English River Bridge (Old)
Posted September 10, 2020, by Rob Adams (steamera [at] netins [dot] net)

The through truss span of this bridge is NOT a Howe truss. It is probably an early Warren truss with a web constructed of cast or wrought iron compression members and steel tension rod members.

RI - English River Bridge (Old)
Posted July 15, 2020, by John Adams (Johnradams3 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Is there any information as to when this bridge was replaced? Thanks.