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Heart of Iowa Trail - Rock Creek Arch Bridge

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Maxwell Arch

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Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2016

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BH Photo #366304

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rock Creek on the Heart of Iowa Trail
Location
Maxwell, Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1912; Abandoned ca. 1982; Converted to trail 2003
Builders
- Charles Frederick Loweth of Cleveland, Ohio (MILW Chief Engineer)
- J. H. Prior (MILW Bridge Designer)
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Closed-spandrel Arch
Also called
MILW - Rock Creek Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88654, -93.39369   (decimal degrees)
41°53'12" N, 93°23'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/467337/4637253 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maxwell
Inventory number
BH 55107 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • December 14, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 2, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 10, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added timeline
  • November 21, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated type
  • January 3, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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