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UP - Iowa River Bridge (Iowa Falls)

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UP Iowa River Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2016

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BH Photo #369447

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builder
- Des Moines Bridge & Iron Co./Works of Des Moines, Iowa
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: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 380.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Iowa River Bridge (Iowa Falls)
RI - Iowa River Bridge (Iowa Falls)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51850, -93.25657   (decimal degrees)
42°31'07" N, 93°15'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478924/4707378 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa Falls West
Inventory number
BH 53996 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 21, 2016: Updated by Luke: Builder
  • February 2, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • December 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • October 24, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 19, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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