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IAIS - Rock River Bridge (S)

Photos 

Photo taken by Lunafish Photography

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BH Photo #251195

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Rock River on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Milan, Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Interurban
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
- Rock Island Southern Railway (RIS)
Design
3 span Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 417.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45669, -90.57678   (decimal degrees)
41°27'24" N, 90°34'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702391/4592289 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milan
Inventory number
BH 55029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added category "Relocated"
  • January 5, 2022: Updated by Luke: Removed dates relating to the "Sylvan Slough Relocation Myth"
  • March 29, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 23, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • December 28, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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