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UP - Prairie Creek Bridge

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UP Prairie Creek Bridge

Looking east

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2019

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BH Photo #441953

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Prairie Creek (Drainage Ditch #61) on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Palo Alto County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.97562, -94.46214   (decimal degrees)
42°58'32" N, 94°27'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/380775/4759144 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84063 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 6, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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