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BNSF - English Creek Bridge (East)

Photos 

Approach. Looking West

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #399094

Description 

Unknown original locations of steel spans. Information credit of CB&Q Allen Moore collection - BRHS Archives and Johnmarvigbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Through Girder Bridge over English Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939 using secondhand spans; Approaches replaced 2001 and 2020
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Girder)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
76' Pony plate girder (1892)
21' Beam (Unknown date)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 213.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32209, -92.97107   (decimal degrees)
41°19'20" N, 92°58'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/502421/4574514 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 75862 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 4, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • March 2, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

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