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CN - South Fork Iowa River Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2017

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BH Photo #385608

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from plaques and Illinois Central Railroad 1973 track profile. The 1952 span may be a secondhand span.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder Bridge over South Fork Iowa River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
East Span Built 1931, West Span Built 1952
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49741, -93.45726   (decimal degrees)
42°29'51" N, 93°27'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/462427/4705106 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buckeye West
Inventory number
BH 76352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 7, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • March 30, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

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