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Iowa Great Lakes Trail - West Branch Little Sioux River Arch

Photos 

Lake Park Trail Bridge (W)

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2018

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BH Photo #425688

Map 

Description 

Trail conversion in progress as of April 2018

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch Little Sioux River on former Iowa Great Lakes Trail
Location
Dickinson County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Built 1900; abandoned 2004, Converted to Trail Use 2018
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Northwestern Railroad (IANW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Concrete-encased brick arch
Dimensions
Span length: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 35.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.45878, -95.34358   (decimal degrees)
43°27'32" N, 95°20'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/310402/4814431 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Park
Inventory number
BH 67968 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 15, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added info
  • June 8, 2015: Added by Luke

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