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CGW - Deer Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in August 2018

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BH Photo #432574

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Deer Creek on former Chicago Great Western, later Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Worth County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
History
Abandoned 1981
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
4 span I-beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 97.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Deer Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.43216, -93.04920   (decimal degrees)
43°25'56" N, 93°02'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/496018/4808808 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carpenter
Inventory number
BH 53107 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2018: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected county to Worth County
  • August 9, 2012: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

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