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UP - Big Creek Bridge

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Big Creek Pony Truss Bridge

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #253492

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Big Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Bertram, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Bypassed and Replaced 2017
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
2 span Pratt pony truss with riveted connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95217, -91.52776   (decimal degrees)
41°57'08" N, 91°31'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622020/4645514 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bertram
Inventory number
BH 51930 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge has been bypassed, demolition uncertain
  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 14, 2013: New photo from John Marvig
  • July 4, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • May 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Moved pin
  • May 11, 2013: New photo from Dave King
  • October 6, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • April 3, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke