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Iowa River Rail Trail - Steamboat Rock Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brain Lage

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BH Photo #235465

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck Girder bridge over Iowa River on Iowa River Rail Trail
Location
Steamboat Rock, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1926; Abandoned 2012, Converted to Trail Use 2017
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa River Railroad (IARR)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 235.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL - Iowa River Bridge (Steamboat Rock)
CNW - Iowa River Bridge (Steamboat Rock)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40612, -93.07128   (decimal degrees)
42°24'22" N, 93°04'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/494134/4694871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steamboat Rock
Inventory number
BH 51880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 26, 2016: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • November 24, 2016: New photo from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • November 23, 2016: New photo from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • April 25, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 6, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • November 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed status
  • July 20, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Builder
  • March 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway"

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