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UP - Muchakinock Creek Bridge

Photo 

UP Machakinock Creek Bridge #1

View from 4/5 of a mile away

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2013

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BH Photo #258165

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by ICC Valuation Summary Report, courtesy Doug Harding collection.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Machakinock Creek on Railroad (UP)
Location
Mahaska County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Phoenix Iron Works of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Dimensions
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL Bridge #505
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24438, -92.67275   (decimal degrees)
41°14'40" N, 92°40'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/527420/4565937 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eddyville
Inventory number
BH 56786 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from ICC records
  • November 3, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • October 27, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected Build Date, per Iowa Central Railroad Annual Report, 1895
  • July 30, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added probable build date
  • July 2, 2013: New photo from John Marvig
  • July 1, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: added fabricator
  • June 25, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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