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IAIS - Rock River Bridge (N)

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IAIS Rock River Bridge (N)

From South Bank

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2015

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BH Photo #319860

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular 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: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 470.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.46022, -90.58004   (decimal degrees)
41°27'37" N, 90°34'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702107/4592675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milan
Inventory number
BH 49015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2022: Updated by Luke: Removed dates relating to the "Sylvan Slough Relocation Myth"
  • April 16, 2017: New photo from David Sebben
  • March 29, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 22, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Pedimented portal bracing"
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • October 22, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 12, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • July 25, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • July 16, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: added historical information
  • July 3, 2011: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 1, 2011: Added by Luke Harden