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IANR - Wolf Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Riley

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BH Photo #254026

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wolf Creek on Railroad
Location
La Porte City, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902, Truss Span Replaced Ca. 1980
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Northern Railway (IANR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.31776, -92.19068   (decimal degrees)
42°19'04" N, 92°11'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/566691/4685375 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Porte City
Inventory number
BH 53577 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 1, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • May 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph.
  • September 20, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

IANR - Wolf Creek Bridge
Posted July 9, 2018, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Originally built as a truss, and truss replaced ca. 1980 by the current I-Beam approaches.