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UP - Lockman Trestle

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CNW local ca. 1991

A CNW local heads north back to the Cargill plant in Eddyville after delivering cars to the BN at Maxon.

Photo taken by Stephen Craven

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BH Photo #266453

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over 147th ST/Miller Creek branch on former UP RR by the old town of Lockman.
Location
Monroe County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Built 1925, abandoned early 2000s
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 385.0 ft.
Also called
UP - 147th ST Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08431, -92.74015   (decimal degrees)
41°05'04" N, 92°44'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/521825/4548148 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avery
Inventory numbers
IA 253340 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 55921 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1999)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
20

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2013: New photo from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • September 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added photo info
  • May 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Imported NBI Information
  • May 13, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Curved"
  • March 29, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway"

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