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UP - Galls Creek Bridge

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UP Galls Creek Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2017

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BH Photo #407453

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from UP Environmental Report associated with proposed abandoning of this line in 2010.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Galls Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Hancock County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.06410, -93.60084   (decimal degrees)
43°03'51" N, 93°36'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/451077/4768107 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garner
Inventory number
BH 78900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from STB filings
  • October 20, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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