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UP - Boyer River Bridge (Near Dow City)

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UP Boyer River Bridge

Building the new bridge. Old bridge was still active while new bridge was constructed around it.

Photo Contributed by C&NWHS via John Marvig

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BH Photo #313014

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Overview
Warren Through truss bridge over Boyer River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Crawford County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1948
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Riveted Warren (subdivided) through truss with M-frame portal bracing.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.0 ft.
Total length: 284.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.93708, -95.48057   (decimal degrees)
41°56'14" N, 95°28'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/294356/4645766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dow City
Inventory number
BH 49592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 18, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 9, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 12, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Warren through truss bridge

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Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com