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UP - Boone River Bridge

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Photo taken by Gordon

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Boone River on Union Pacific Railroad in Webster City
Location
Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
One 80' Deck plate girder span
Two 120' Quadruple-intersection Warren through truss spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 320.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47667, -93.82493   (decimal degrees)
42°28'36" N, 93°49'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/432193/4703031 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webster City
Inventory number
BH 49534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 27, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • July 26, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 24, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added date based on stamp into abutment
  • July 20, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 19, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed truss type
  • July 19, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • May 27, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • March 7, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Lattice through truss"
  • September 7, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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