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UP/DCI Overpass

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Part of the John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection

Photo taken by Ronald D. Sims. Image provided by the University of Iowa Library Sepcial Collections and is used as an educational resource.

View this photo at digital.lib.uiowa.edu

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over abandoned Railroad (DCI) on Railroad (UP)
Location
Ankeny, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Des Moines & Central Iowa Railway (DCI; DMCI)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64179, -93.59558   (decimal degrees)
41°38'30" N, 93°35'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450400/4610177 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines NE
Inventory number
BH 55691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • March 16, 2017: Updated by Andy Winegar: Changed ststus to "In use."
  • April 24, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 2, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 2, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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