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BNSF - Mosquito Creek Bridge #7

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BNSF Mosquito Creek Bridge #7

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2017

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BH Photo #380179

Description 

Information comes from the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mosquito Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Lakeside Bridge & Steel Co. of North Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Likely builder)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40248, -95.66230   (decimal degrees)
41°24'09" N, 95°39'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/277454/4586858 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Underwood
Inventory number
BH 53681 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • October 16, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added likely builder
  • February 24, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 31, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • September 27, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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