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UP - Eagle Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gordon

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BH Photo #232691

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Description 

Information provided by 1918 C&NW Railway Valuation Field Notes at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society Archives

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Woolstock, Wright County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902, Approaches Added 1915
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.57250, -93.85220   (decimal degrees)
42°34'21" N, 93°51'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/430058/4713695 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woolstock
Inventory number
BH 49535 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 22, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • August 12, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date based on another bridge on the same line with the exact same truss design
  • July 26, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 19, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed truss type
  • July 19, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • May 27, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • March 7, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Riveted", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • September 7, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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