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BNSF - Middle Raccoon River Bridge

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Coon Rapids Rail Bridge

Main Span

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2017

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BH Photo #417785

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Middle Raccoon River/Trail on Railroad
Location
Coon Rapids, Carroll County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Builders
- Charles Frederick Loweth of Cleveland, Ohio (MILW Chief Engineer)
- J. H. Prior (MILW Bridge Designer)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86700, -94.67042   (decimal degrees)
41°52'01" N, 94°40'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/361369/4636357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coon Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 53937 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 15, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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