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Abandoned UP - Bailey Creek Bridge

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Abandoned Bailey Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2014

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BH Photo #282282

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Bailey Creek on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Thornton, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
CSW - Bailey Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.94210, -93.38501   (decimal degrees)
42°56'32" N, 93°23'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/468588/4754456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thornton
Inventory number
BH 60713 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 19, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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