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UP - Willow Creek Bridge

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UP Willow Creek Bridge

Main Span

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2019

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BH Photo #461460

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Willow Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 266.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #801
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.80316, -96.16219   (decimal degrees)
42°48'11" N, 96°09'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/732049/4742863 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87283 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 24, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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