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UP - Floyd River Bridge

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Description 

Deck plate girder bridge across the Floyd River. Destroyed by train derailment after heavy flooding 9/23/2018.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Floyd River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Alton, Sioux County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by disaster
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 219.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #769
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99053, -96.00551   (decimal degrees)
42°59'26" N, 96°00'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/744121/4764115 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2018: Added by Daniel Barnes

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