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IANR - Bear Creek Bridge #1

Photos 

IANR Bridge 2

View of north side. Taken June 7, 2013

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #255681

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on Iowa Northern Railway
Location
Shellsburg, Benton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
2 spans built 1897; 3 spans 1901; 1 span 1903
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Northern Railway (IANR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Also called
IANR Bridge #111.5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09283, -91.87397   (decimal degrees)
42°05'34" N, 91°52'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/593120/4660696 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shellsburg
Inventory number
BH 53814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 15, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected builder to the prexisting category. "deleted" the new category
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: added builders and dimensions
  • June 7, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • May 4, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 5, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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