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UP - South Fork Iowa River Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2017

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BH Photo #385645

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Iowa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1942
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 175.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.44241, -93.36307   (decimal degrees)
42°26'33" N, 93°21'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470140/4698962 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 14, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added design
  • April 7, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • February 6, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com