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West Beaver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jimmy Emerson

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #238782

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete Slab bridge over West Beaver Creek on Lincoln Highway
Location
Greene County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned / Preserved
History
Built 1915
Builders
- Iowa Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
22' Concrete Slab
Dimensions
Span length: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03364, -94.21078   (decimal degrees)
42°02'01" N, 94°12'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/399778/4654220 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Junction
Inventory number
BH 53474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder from Wikipedia page on the Lincoln Highway in Greene County
  • March 27, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Balustrade railing", "Concrete balustrade"
  • March 27, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • September 8, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

Abandoned Lincoln Highway West Beaver Creek Bridge
Posted May 22, 2013, by AR

Nope, not the same. Pity about the train derailing; I'd hoped to get my own three-generation shot on a pretty day. Maybe I'll get there to rubberneck the devastation.

Abandoned Lincoln Highway West Beaver Creek Bridge
Posted May 19, 2013, by AR

Is this the same as the Little Beaver Creek Lincoln Highway bridge?