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UP - Mud Creek Stone Arch

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #279844

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Mud Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Jewell, Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1882
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
24'X48' Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.0 ft.
Total length: 96.0 ft.
Deck width: 43.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.30966, -93.63682   (decimal degrees)
42°18'35" N, 93°38'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/447516/4684354 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jewell
Inventory number
BH 54860 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 22, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • April 20, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 14, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • January 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added link to postcard.
  • December 8, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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