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UP - Bridge #258.57

Photos 

UP Bridge #258.57

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2018

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BH Photo #441729

Map 

Description 

Stone arch and Concrete encased beam. Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889, Widened 1910
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #797
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06665, -94.87526   (decimal degrees)
42°03'60" N, 94°52'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/344854/4658877 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,880)
Arch (11,528)
Beam (14,363)
Built 1889 (218)
Built during 1880s (1,835)
Carroll County, Iowa (54)
Carroll, Iowa (5)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,302)
Deck arch (10,780)
Iowa (6,188)
Open (38,201)
Owned by railroad (11,098)
Railroad (14,358)
Span length under 25 feet (6,521)
Steel stringer (5,613)
Stone arch (2,791)
Total length under 25 feet (2,327)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,161)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • January 6, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 1, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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