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IANW - West Branch Little Sioux River Arch

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Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch Little Sioux River on former Iowa Northwestern Railroad
Location
Dickinson County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Built 1900; abandoned 2004
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
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)
Inventory number
BH 67968 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added info
  • June 8, 2015: Added by Luke

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