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UP - Middle Raccoon River Bridge

Photos 

UP Middle Raccoon River Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2015

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BH Photo #339748

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Through Girder Bridge over Middle Raccoon River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Carroll County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 195.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #801
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08922, -94.91604   (decimal degrees)
42°05'21" N, 94°54'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/341536/4661458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carroll West
Inventory number
BH 69686 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 15, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • October 19, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 18, 2015: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

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