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CNW - Beaver Creek Bridge

Photo 

Bridge is in the background

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #405793

Map 

Description 

Total length approximate

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Beaver Creek on former Chicago & North Western
Location
Parkersburg, Butler County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Abandoned and removed 1975
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
3 x 75' Through plate girder
49 Sp. timber pile trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 911.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge No. 939.9
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.58061, -92.79364   (decimal degrees)
42°34'50" N, 92°47'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/516934/4714264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkersburg
Inventory number
BH 55843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2018: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added info
  • October 12, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • March 20, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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