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IANW - Little Sioux River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #213604

Map 

Description 

Total length is approximate

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over 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
18 Panel Open Deck Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.0 ft.
Total length: 252.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Little Sioux River Bridge (Montgomery)
RI - Br. #2299
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.44727, -95.23098   (decimal degrees)
43°26'50" N, 95°13'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/319478/4812903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Okoboji
Inventory number
BH 49584 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info
  • September 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Iowa Northwestern 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
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com