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UP - Timber Creek Bridge (S)

Photos 

UP Timber Creek Bridge (S)

Looking South

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

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BH Photo #368846

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by ICC Valuation Summary Report, courtesy Doug Harding collection.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Timber Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
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"