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IANW - Rush Lake Outlet Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Brick Arch bridge over Rush Lake Outlet on former Iowa Northwestern Railroad
Location
Osceola County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Built 1900; abandoned 2004
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Northwestern Railroad (IANW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Concrete-encased brick arch
Dimensions
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Rush Lake Outlet Bridge
RI - Rush Lake Outlet Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.42336, -95.52291   (decimal degrees)
43°25'24" N, 95°31'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/295775/4810921 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ocheyedan
Inventory number
BH 67975 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added info
  • August 11, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 8, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com