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Rippey Railroad Right-of-Way - Snake Creek Bridge

Photo 

Rippey R.O.W snake creek crossing

Photo taken by Lee Smith in September 2015

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BH Photo #337342

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Description 

The trestle is currently part of the Rippey Railroad Right-of-Way, a stretch of native prairie that stretches along 144 in Greene county.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Snake Creek on Rippey Railroad Right-of-Way
Location
Greene County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroad
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
M&StL - Snake Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92722, -94.19200   (decimal degrees)
41°55'38" N, 94°11'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401168/4642383 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rippey
Inventory number
BH 69100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,192)
Greene County, Iowa (38)
Iowa (6,174)
Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (139)
Open to pedestrians (3,786)
Owned by county (19,907)
Park (270)
Railroad (14,263)
Timber stringer (3,666)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2015: Added by Lee Smith

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