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UP - E. Branch Iowa River Bridge (Belmond, N)

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2019

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BH Photo #463115

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Belmond, Wright County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86485, -93.61185   (decimal degrees)
42°51'53" N, 93°36'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450019/4745987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belmond
Inventory number
BH 57551 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • December 29, 2019: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • August 12, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com