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Broadway Line - Indian Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Allan Love Jr.

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Local Trail
Location
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
North Track Built Ca. 1901, South Track Built 1936
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 68.0 ft.
Total length: 68.0 ft.
Also called
Indian Creek Railroad Bridge #3
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26070, -95.86415   (decimal degrees)
41°15'39" N, 95°51'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/260059/4571654 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Council Bluffs North
Inventory number
BH 53135 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 1, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is now a trail
  • January 31, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 2, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photographs

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