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BNSF - Big Creek Bridge

Description 

Historical information comes from the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Collection located at the Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
155' Pratt deck truss with steel trestle approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 410.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.97673, -91.59802   (decimal degrees)
40°58'36" N, 91°35'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/617951/4537120 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Pleasant
Inventory number
BH 55580 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • July 30, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • February 17, 2013: Added by John Marvig