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Chichaqua Valley Trail - Fourmile Creek Bridge

Photos 

Abandoned Four Mile Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2014

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BH Photo #282717

Map 

Description 

Built 1937 per Chicago Great Western Track Chart

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Fourmile Creek on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Location
Berwick, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1937
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Also called
CGW - Fourmile Creek Bridge
CNW - Fourmile Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66532, -93.54920   (decimal degrees)
41°39'55" N, 93°32'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/454278/4612763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines NE
Inventory number
BH 55127 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 25, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Corrected creek name
  • January 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Abandoned UP - Fourmile Creek Bridge
Posted April 14, 2015, by Andrew (schwankawitz [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is actually a former Chicago Great Western bridge.