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BNSF - Bridge #448.11

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BNSF Bridge #448.11

South Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2018

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BH Photo #437464

Description 

Originally part of a 3 span bridge over Mosquito Creek near Yorkshire, Iowa (Z-1510). Moved here in 1946.

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

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Tributary of Mosquito Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907 near Yorkshire, Iowa; relocated here 1946
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #Z-1482
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63691, -95.52331   (decimal degrees)
41°38'13" N, 95°31'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/289833/4612540 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portsmouth
Inventory number
BH 78378 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • September 9, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • October 29, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 7, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com