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UP Overpass

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Forest City Rail Crossing

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2017

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BH Photo #407444

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Forest City, Hancock County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 95.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL/RI Overpass
CNW/RI Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.24866, -93.63910   (decimal degrees)
43°14'55" N, 93°38'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448118/4788626 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hayfield
Inventory number
BH 56031 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 14, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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