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NS - Fourmile Creek Bridge

Photos 

McCoy, Iowa NS (WAB)

View looking west, towards Des Moines.

Photo by Ron Sims, from the John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection at the University of Iowa

View this photo at digital.lib.uiowa.edu

BH Photo #309563

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Fourmile Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Pleasant Hill, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 112' bridge built 1891; rebuilt 1904 with this bridge
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 108.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Fourmile Creek Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #3006
NS - Fourmile Creek Bridge
N&W - Fourmile Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57201, -93.52562   (decimal degrees)
41°34'19" N, 93°31'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/456178/4602391 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2016: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • December 6, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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