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UP - Buttermilk Creek Stone Arch

Photos 

Photo taken by Shelby

BH Photo #353379

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Buttermilk Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Goldfield, Wright County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900;
Builders
- Cedar Valley Quarry of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Extractor)
- Elmer J.C. Bealer of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Stonemason)
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Buttermilk Creek Stone Arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.73875, -93.91831   (decimal degrees)
42°44'20" N, 93°55'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/424833/4732213 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eagle Grove
Inventory number
BH 56412 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder & date
  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 9, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • May 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

UP - Stone Arch Bridge
Posted May 9, 2016, by Luke

Thanks for the photograph, Shelby!.

UP - Stone Arch Bridge
Posted May 9, 2016, by Shelby

Here's a recent picture. I love this little bridge!