|Rock Island posted|
Michael Jorgensen ballast or sand cars are common to keep spans from being washed from abutments.
John Matrow And it is still there.
Rick McLaughlin With no tracks on either side.
Bob Blomberg LOL! They tried leaving cars on a bridge in Cedar Rapids during that big flood 8 or 9 years ago, and the water pushed the cars over, creating a dam that made the water rise faster!