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Squaw Creek Footbridge

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #341124

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Squaw Creek on footpath
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built in 1907 by the Chicago & North Western Railway; Lost to flooding in 1918
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Wooden ony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02743, -93.62835   (decimal degrees)
42°01'39" N, 93°37'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/447984/4653012 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames West
Inventory number
BH 49412 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • May 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • August 23, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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