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IANW - Ocheyedan River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Ocheyedan River on former Iowa Northwestern Railroad
Location
Osceola County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
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
7 x 32' I-Beam Spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Ocheyedan River Bridge
RI - Br.#2477
CNW - Ocheyedan River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.40978, -95.56803   (decimal degrees)
43°24'35" N, 95°34'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/292076/4809524 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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