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UP - Turkey Creek Bridge

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UP Turkey Creek Bridge

Looking east

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2019

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BH Photo #459168

Map 

Description 

East span believed to still be Ca. 1900 vintage.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Turkey Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
De Witt, Gage County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1900, West two spans replaced 1924
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- 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: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 412.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38423, -96.91178   (decimal degrees)
40°23'03" N, 96°54'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/677253/4472497 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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