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UP - South Skunk River Bridge (Nevada/DSM Line)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel pony girder bridge on Union Pacific Railroad over South Skunk River
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- St. Paul & Kansas City Short Line Railroad (StP&KCSL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
4 span Pony plate girder bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 400.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91602, -93.52827   (decimal degrees)
41°54'58" N, 93°31'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/456192/4640587 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huxley
Inventory number
BH 49472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: South Skunk
  • November 9, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 14, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited name
  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • September 18, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • September 1, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: According to Google satelite, all four spans consist of steel pony plate girders
  • September 1, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein