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UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (N)

Photos 

Photo taken by Carl Wycoff

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #249421

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone Arch bridge over West Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Nevada, Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1890, Widened 1899
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - West Indian Creek Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02623, -93.47041   (decimal degrees)
42°01'34" N, 93°28'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/461057/4652795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nevada
Inventory numer
BH 55587 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,305)
Arch (11,309)
Built 1890 (229)
Built during 1890s (2,514)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,138)
Deck arch (10,543)
Have street view (23,027)
Iowa (5,879)
Nevada, Iowa (7)
Open (37,189)
Owned by railroad (10,092)
Railroad (13,373)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,884)
Stone arch (2,680)
Story County, Iowa (149)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,052)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,975)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • October 11, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 2, 2014: New photo from Lee Smith
  • October 28, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 22, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • February 18, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 18, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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