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UP - Jordan Avenue Overpass

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UP Jordan Avenue Overpass

Arch

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2013

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BH Photo #251267

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Jordan Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Greene County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1893
Builder
- R.D. Chappel
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
30' Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #745
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01667, -94.43700   (decimal degrees)
42°01'00" N, 94°26'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/381021/4652625 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson West
Inventory numbers
IA 162250 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 55801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,854)
Arch (11,511)
Built 1893 (206)
Built during 1890s (2,733)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,301)
Deck arch (10,763)
Greene County, Iowa (38)
Iowa (6,179)
Open (38,114)
Owned by railroad (11,051)
R.D. Chappel (1)
Railroad (14,303)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,908)
Stone arch (2,784)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,687)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,145)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 17, 2015: New photos from Lee Smith
  • March 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI info.
  • March 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 16, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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