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UP - Irondale Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo submitted by Bettye Warner

BH Photo #107746

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Big River on the Iron Mountain Railroad (now UPRR) north of Irondale
Location
Washington County, Missouri
Status
Open to railroad traffic
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 237.0 ft.
Also called
MoPac - Irondale Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85961, -90.67900   (decimal degrees)
37°51'35" N, 90°40'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/704179/4192777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Irondale
Elevation
775 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 22781 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • June 12, 2006: Posted photos from Bettye Warner

Sources 

  • Bettye Warner - bkwofc [at] i1 [dot] net

Comments 

UP - Irondale Bridge
Posted January 17, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)
Irondale Railroad Bridge
Posted September 29, 2007, by B. Warner (bkwofc [at] i1 [dot] net)

This is bridge from which the baby dubbed the "Iron Mountain Baby" was tossed. For more information on this story, please see:

http://www.carrollscorner.net/IronMtnBabyStory.htm