Rating:
9 votes

UP - Rock Creek Arch Bridge

Photos 

Original

Photo taken by RLB1993

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #242425

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Build date provided by the Chicago & North Western Historical Society Archives; used with permission.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Rock Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #121
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89224, -91.16328   (decimal degrees)
41°53'32" N, 91°09'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/652372/4639443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stanwood
Inventory number
BH 54344 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,638)
Arch (12,194)
Built 1892 (228)
Built during 1890s (2,997)
Cedar County, Iowa (80)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,408)
Deck arch (11,430)
Have street view (27,083)
Iowa (6,534)
Open (39,994)
Owned by railroad (12,511)
Railroad (15,618)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,715)
Stone arch (3,084)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,318)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,377)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 19, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 20, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 8, 2012: New photo from Luke Harden
  • November 7, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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