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UP - Keigly Creek Stone Arch

Photos 

UP Keigly Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2016

Enlarge

BH Photo #371065

Map 

Description 

The bridge was built in 1900 to replace a long tressle bridge that was used for a narrow-guage railroad that preceded the Chicago & North Western right-of-way.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Keigly Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15404, -93.63209   (decimal degrees)
42°09'15" N, 93°37'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/447777/4667072 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames NW
Inventory number
BH 50891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,274)
Built 1900 (900)
Built during 1900s (6,350)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,109)
Deck arch (10,511)
Iowa (5,828)
Open (36,905)
Owned by railroad (9,967)
Railroad (13,244)
Stone arch (2,677)
Story County, Iowa (148)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,933)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 30, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Deleted postcard image as that was of a different bridge.
  • April 30, 2012: New photo from Luke Harden
  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • January 9, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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