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UP - Miller Creek Bridge #2

Photos 

Old ROW

Walking in from the old RR crossing to the west.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in May 2013

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BH Photo #367625

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Miller Creek on former UP RR
Location
Monroe County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Built 1911, abandoned early 2000s
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11950, -92.69321   (decimal degrees)
41°07'10" N, 92°41'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/525755/4552068 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avery
Inventory number
BH 55923 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2016: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • September 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added photo info
  • May 13, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added builder/build date
  • March 29, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com