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RI - North Fork Long Creek Bridge

Photos 

Deck View

This bridge is the abandoned one on the left.

Photo taken by Andrew Brown

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BH Photo #253375

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Deck Plate Girder over North Fork Long Creek on railroad
Location
Ainsworth, Washington County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Built 1948; Abandoned 1983
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
2 - 45' DPG
1 - 60' DPG
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #2408
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28878, -91.54702   (decimal degrees)
41°17'20" N, 91°32'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621664/4571832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ainsworth
Inventory number
BH 53244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 18, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • December 21, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 26, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added/corrected info from track chart
  • May 8, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • March 31, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • October 6, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • August 25, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com