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UP - North River Bridge

Photos 

Southbound train

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in November 2016

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BH Photo #369724

Map 

Description 

Built in 1960s as project to straighten track

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over North River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 305.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50786, -93.48226   (decimal degrees)
41°30'28" N, 93°28'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/459754/4595248 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rising Sun
Inventory number
BH 60758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2016: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • April 23, 2014: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

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