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BNSF - Cedar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking South along the approach

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #399070

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder bridge with I-beam stringer span approaches on both sides. Approach spans renewed 1959-1960
Dimensions
Total length: 756.3 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Cedar Creek Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2864 (replacement span)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.25398, -92.88075   (decimal degrees)
41°15'14" N, 92°52'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/509990/4566958 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65076 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,083)
Beam (11,968)
Built 1930 (1,603)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Deck girder (4,504)
Girder (7,968)
Iowa (5,790)
Marion County, Iowa (126)
Open (36,585)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Plate girder (6,138)
Railroad (13,091)
Steel stringer (4,696)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,542)
Wabash Railroad (545)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • December 27, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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