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Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Keg Creek Bridge

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Keg Creek Trail Bridge

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Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2020

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BH Photo #490889

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Overview
Declk Plate Girder Bridge over Keg Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Location
Mills County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Original bridge at this location built 1902; Girder added later
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder w/timber approaches; pile bent supports
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1273
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.14462, -95.70249   (decimal degrees)
41°08'41" N, 95°42'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/273202/4558332 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mineola
Inventory number
BH 64213 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,716)
Deck girder (5,745)
Girder (10,234)
Have street view (26,947)
Iowa (6,499)
Mills County, Iowa (70)
Open to pedestrians (4,215)
Owned by state (15,986)
Plate girder (7,923)
Rail-to-trail (1,540)
Railroad (15,414)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,668)
Timber stringer (4,018)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,920)
Wabash Railroad (572)
Wabash Trace Nature Trail (19)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • November 23, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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