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UP - Timber Creek Bridge (S)

Photos 

UP Timber Creek Bridge

About as close as I could legally get

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2013

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BH Photo #257950

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Timber Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 118.0 ft.
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL #332
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01093, -92.84549   (decimal degrees)
42°00'39" N, 92°50'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/512793/4651000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Le Grand
Inventory number
BH 52756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected Build Date
  • July 2, 2013: New photo from John Marvig
  • June 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added Builder Date
  • December 4, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 25, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • June 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Appears to be a pratt truss in image I linked to.
  • June 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway"