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CN - Malone Creek Concrete Arch

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Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in May 2013

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BH Photo #255762

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over intermitent tributary of Malone Creek on Canadian National Railway
Location
Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 8.0 ft.
Total length: 8.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.0 ft.
Also called
First Culvert
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47874, -91.88042   (decimal degrees)
42°28'43" N, 91°52'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/592022/4703539 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory number
BH 56518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added date and dimensions
  • June 8, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Canadian National Railway", "railroad", "Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad", "Illinois Central Railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com