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UP - 2nd Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Dave Darby

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View this photo at public.fotki.com

BH Photo #337668

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over 2nd Avenue on Railroad (UP)
Location
Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74028, -92.72167   (decimal degrees)
41°44'25" N, 92°43'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/523144/4620977 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grinnell South
Inventory numbers
IA 5690 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14312 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1995)
Average daily traffic (as of 1975)
350

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • September 14, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • October 21, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • October 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped, bridge is definitely NOT a wood truss

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes