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BNSF - Four Mile Bridge (Old)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on BNSF RR
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903; Replaced 2002
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Girders)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
5 - 140' Through truss
12 - 60' DPG Spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 1,415.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF - Des Moines River Bridge
BN - Four Mile Bridge
CB&Q - Bridge 284.12
CB&Q - Four Mile Bridge
BN - Des Moines River Bridge
CB&Q - Des Moines River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.05502, -92.48094   (decimal degrees)
41°03'18" N, 92°28'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/543617/4544994 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa North
Inventory number
BH 59043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • December 21, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added map
  • December 20, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway", "Burlington Northern Railroad", "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad", "railroad"

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

BNSF - Four Mile Bridge (Old)
Posted December 26, 2014, by Luke

According to the description from this:http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-1903-The-King-Bridge-Company...

The bridge had parts (Likely the girders.) built by the King Bridge Co.