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UP - Winnebago River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Flickr user RLB1993

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BH Photo #253024

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Winnebago River on Railroad
Location
Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951 replacing a 4 short span deck plate girder
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Virginia Bridge Co. of Roanoke, Virginia (Erectors, Based on logo on the side of a crane)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
2 Span Deck plate girder with ballasted trestle approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 296.0 ft.
Also called
CGW - Winnebago River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.19442, -93.20529   (decimal degrees)
43°11'40" N, 93°12'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/483320/4782425 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory number
BH 53835 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2014: New photo from John Marvig
  • March 26, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 30, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 6, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 6, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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