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High Trestle Trail - Murphy Branch Culvert

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #374933

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Murphy Branch on High Trestle Trail
Location
Madrid, Boone County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1913; Repaired 2011
Builders
- Charles Frederick Loweth of Cleveland, Ohio (MILW Chief Engineer)
- J. H. Prior (MILW Bridge Designer)
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 12.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #Z-1115
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87428, -93.83314   (decimal degrees)
41°52'27" N, 93°49'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/430865/4636153 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granger
Inventory number
BH 70508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2020: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 2, 2017: New photos from Luke
  • January 12, 2016: Added by Luke

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