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UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (S)

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UP West Branch Indian Creek Bridge

From Sidewalk

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2012

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BH Photo #235991

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Street View 

Description 

One span has a missing Pre-1910 American Bridge Company Plate, while the railroad did not arrive here until 1913

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Nevada, Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- St. Paul & Kansas City Short Line Railroad (StP&KCSL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
3 Spans Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 153.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01357, -93.45346   (decimal degrees)
42°00'49" N, 93°27'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/462453/4651382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nevada
Inventory number
BH 52984 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 28, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 25, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 24, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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