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IAIS - Walnut Creek Bridge

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IAIS Walnut Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C J Johnson

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BH Photo #253340

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
1 Span Trestle
1-105' Pratt pony truss
1 Span Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58331, -93.70234   (decimal degrees)
41°34'60" N, 93°42'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/441455/4603751 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SW
Inventory number
BH 49363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 24, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • October 19, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 31, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 4, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 7, 2013: Photo imported by John Marvig
  • July 30, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • May 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Riveted"
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"
  • August 16, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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