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CN - Prairie Creek Trestle

Photos 

Distant Shot

Looking NE down onto the trestle from old Hwy 20.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in April 2013

Enlarge

BH Photo #252020

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Praire Creek and drainage ditch on Canadian National Railway
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.48098, -91.63713   (decimal degrees)
42°28'52" N, 91°38'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/612016/4704080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winthrop
Inventory number
BH 55964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2013: New video from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • April 10, 2013: New photo from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • April 4, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Ballasted Deck"

Sources 

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