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Byron Railroad Bridge #1

Photos 

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BH Photo #323196

Map 

Description 

Built on Byron's property east of Creston; Moved with them to Martensdale in the 1960s

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Tributary of Middle River on Byron Railroad Ltd.
Location
Martensdale, Warren County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built ca. 1943: relocated here 1958
Builder
- Byron Hiatt of Creston, Iowa
Railroad
- Byron Railroad Ltd. (BYRON)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37595, -93.73212   (decimal degrees)
41°22'33" N, 93°43'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/438778/4580750 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norwalk
Inventory number
BH 66103 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,825)
Built 1943 (101)
Built during 1940s (3,672)
Byron Hiatt (2)
Byron Railroad Ltd. (2)
Iowa (5,927)
Lost (19,547)
Martensdale, Iowa (2)
Railroad (13,559)
Steel stringer (5,009)
Warren County, Iowa (49)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2018: Updated by Luke: Corrected GPS: Relocated from Creston to Martensdale in the 1960s
  • January 7, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • February 16, 2015: Added by Luke