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CN - Boyer River Bridge #9

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CN Boyer River Bridge #9

Looking north

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2021

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BH Photo #492369

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Description 

South span relocated from an unknown location in 1957. Center span could have been relocated from elsewhere, or shortened from the original 91'6" to 89'6" during a rebuilding in 1950. North span seems to be original to this location

Facts 

Overview
Through plate girder Bridge over Boyer River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Logan, Harrison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Original bridge built 1899; South Span built 1928 and moved here 1957
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (South Span)
- American Bridge Works of Chicago, Illinois (Middle Span)
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
From south to north:
1-91'6" TPG (Built 1928, moved here 1957)
1-89'6" TPG (Built 1899, origins unknown)
1-45' TPG (Built 1899, part of original bridge here)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 91.5 ft.
Total length: 225.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64279, -95.78261   (decimal degrees)
41°38'34" N, 95°46'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268255/4613858 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Logan
Inventory number
BH 78812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2021: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 17, 2017: Updated by David Backlin: Added railroad name
  • October 17, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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