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UP - Lincoln Highway Overpass (State Center)

Photos 

The north approach

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2007

BH Photo #112667

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Note the Lincoln Highway sign on the bridge pier. Volunteers from the Lincoln Highway Association maintain these logos along the original route of the Lincoln Highway throughout Iowa.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Lincoln Highway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
State Center, Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 31.0 ft.
Total length: 93.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01530, -93.17490   (decimal degrees)
42°00'55" N, 93°10'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/485518/4651489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
State Center
Inventory number
BH 36343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 11, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Street View
  • March 30, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Bridge to "Lincoln Highway" Category
  • March 2, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

State Center Lincoln Highway C&NW Bridge
Posted August 13, 2009, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Just barely. So what's about 3 miles amongst friends?

I'll get it fixed. Sorry - my error.

State Center Lincoln Highway C&NW Bridge
Posted August 13, 2009, by Carl Wycoff (cwwycoff1 [at] aol [dot] com)

This bridge (now Union Pacific RR) is located in State Center, Iowa but in Marshall County, not Story County.