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UP - Algona Rail Crossing

Photos 

Algona Railroad Overpass

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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BH Photo #263413

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over DM&E Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.07710, -94.22242   (decimal degrees)
43°04'38" N, 94°13'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/400486/4770101 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Algona
Inventory number
BH 52096 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 16, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • August 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date & builder.
  • April 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad"

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