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UP - Heartgrave Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in September 2017

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BH Photo #402785

Map 

Description 

Deck girder likely dates to Rock Island days (pre-1980) while the I-Beams and substructures were likely added after the 1983 takeover of the line.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Heartgrave Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Franklin County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.76859, -93.23185   (decimal degrees)
42°46'07" N, 93°13'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481031/4735143 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hampton North
Inventory number
BH 78339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • September 4, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes