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BNSF - West Fork West Nishnabotna River

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Manilla Rail Bridge

West Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2018

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BH Photo #437152

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Fork West Nishnabotna River on BNSF Railway
Location
Crawford County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #Z-1378 1/2
MILW Bridge #Z-1378.5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88074, -95.24394   (decimal degrees)
41°52'51" N, 95°14'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/313810/4638969 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manilla
Inventory number
BH 68266 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 2, 2015: Added by Luke

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