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CN - Buffalo Branch Trestle

Photo 

South view from nearby road

Two CSX units crossing the bridge with a westbound manifest.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in March 2013

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BH Photo #251094

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over unknown branch of Buffalo Creek on Canadian National Railway
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1966
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
29'H X 116'L Ballasted Deck Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 116.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47637, -91.69483   (decimal degrees)
42°28'35" N, 91°41'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/607282/4703494 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winthrop
Inventory number
BH 55863 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from IC track chart
  • March 22, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "railroad"

Sources 

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