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Pioneer Trail - Black Hawk Creek Bridge

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Black Hawk Creek Trail Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2017

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BH Photo #405461

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony girder bridge over Black Hawk Creek on Pioneer Trail (former RI Railroad)
Location
Grundy County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1907
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Keota - Washington Transportation Company (KWTR)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
1 Sp 90' Through Plate Girder
Dimensions
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Deck width: 90.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Black Hawk Creek Bridge
RI - Br. #701
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38412, -92.78698   (decimal degrees)
42°23'03" N, 92°47'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/517535/4692447 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holland
Inventory number
BH 56167 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 9, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Keota - Washington Transportation Company"
  • November 19, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from RI track chart
  • May 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited type.
  • May 5, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com