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CN - Boyer River Bridge #4

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CN Boyer River Bridge #4

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2018

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BH Photo #441543

Map 

Description 

Originally built with a deck girder main span, which was replaced in 1961 with a through girder. West approach also replaced 1961.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Boyer River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Crawford County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899, Rebuilt 1961
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.0 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08580, -95.32671   (decimal degrees)
42°05'09" N, 95°19'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/307561/4661922 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 1, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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