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IANW - West Fork Little Sioux River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #213606

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over West Fork Little Sioux River on abandoned railroad (former IANW)
Location
Dickinson County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Abandoned since 2004
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Northwestern Railroad (IANW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
2 Sp. 50' Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
RI - West Fork Little Sioux River Bridge
RI - Br.#2320
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.44690, -95.26995   (decimal degrees)
43°26'49" N, 95°16'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/316323/4812947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Park
Inventory number
BH 49585 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info
  • September 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Iowa Northwestern Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • September 12, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • RR Picture Archives - Image
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com