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UP - Gypsum Creek Bridge

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UP Gypsum Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2017

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Description 

Built Ca. 1920 when this spur to the gypsum mines opened

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Gypsum Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1920
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway (FDDM)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.48677, -94.15149   (decimal degrees)
42°29'12" N, 94°09'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/405365/4704466 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 16, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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