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IANR - Beaver Creek Bridge

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North View

The area around the bridge is a gigantic swamp, so I had to walk in a big detour to the south to be able to reach the tracks.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in April 2013

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Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on Iowa Northern
Location
Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
1 - 127' Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 265.0 ft.
Also called
IANR Bridge #160.5
Rock Island Bridge #1605
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.56880, -92.50088   (decimal degrees)
42°34'08" N, 92°30'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/540965/4713053 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Cedar Falls
Inventory number
BH 51929 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from track chart
  • April 26, 2013: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • April 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date & builder.
  • April 25, 2013: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • April 17, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway"
  • October 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added infor and changed name
  • April 4, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Iowa Northern Railroad"
  • April 3, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - JDSmith77 [at] gmx [dot] net
  • Luke Harden - lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com