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IAIS - Bureau Creek Overflow Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #224196

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bureau Creek Overflow on Iowa Interstate RR (former Rock Island RR)
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1948 by the Bethlehem Steel Co
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28008, -89.37937   (decimal degrees)
41°16'48" N, 89°22'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/300733/4572579 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeton South
Inventory number
BH 51140 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • January 31, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"
  • January 31, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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