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UP - Elk Run Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Looking north from the nearby road.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in February 2013

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BH Photo #249391

Map 

Facts 

Overview
I-Beam bridge with timber stringer approaches over Elk Run/vehicle path on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Iowa Northern Railway (IANR)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
3 Ballasted Deck I-Beam Main Spans on Concrete Piers
3 Panel Open Deck Pile Trestle (West Approach)
8 Panel Ballasted Deck Pile Trestle (East Approach)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51652, -92.24372   (decimal degrees)
42°30'59" N, 92°14'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/562124/4707404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dunkerton
Inventory number
BH 55603 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2013: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • October 18, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited info
  • February 20, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "D&W Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Chicago Great Western Railway", "Iowa Northern Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com