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RI - Given Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in March 2018

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BH Photo #419851

Map 

Description 

The RI track chart refers to this bridge as crossing McKibbon Creek, but google maps and older topography maps all refer to this stream as Given Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Given Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned 1980
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
3 x 25' I-Beam Spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Also called
RI - McKibbon Creek Bridge
RI - Dinsdale Bridge
RI - Br. #541
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26355, -92.54732   (decimal degrees)
42°15'49" N, 92°32'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/537334/4679137 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reinbeck
Inventory number
BH 74388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • November 19, 2016: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes