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UP - Salt Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #401283

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Salt Creek on Railroad
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89857, -92.29905   (decimal degrees)
41°53'55" N, 92°17'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/558143/4638752 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belle Plaine
Inventory number
BH 53986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • August 7, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected Errors: Does NOT cross Iowa River, in Tama County
  • October 18, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes