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IANR - Spring Creek Stone Arch

Photos 

IANR Stone Tunnel

If I remember right, I fell through the ice here

Photo taken by John Marvig in February 2012

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BH Photo #249518

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Spring Creek on Iowa Northern Railroad
Location
Rock Falls, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886
Builders
- Cedar Valley Quarry of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Extractor)
- Elmer J.C. Bealer of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Stonemason)
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Northern Railway (IANR)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.20564, -93.08895   (decimal degrees)
43°12'20" N, 93°05'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/492774/4783655 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nora Springs
Inventory number
BH 55594 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • March 26, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 25, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected Build Date
  • August 29, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway"
  • February 26, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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