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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 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Machakinock Creek on Railroad (UP)
Location
Mahaska County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895
Builder
- Phoenix Iron Works of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- 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.
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 

  • 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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