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UP - Oskaloosa Rail Crossing (E)

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Oskaloosa Rail Crossing (E)

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in February 2017

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BH Photo #381817

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Former Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28905, -92.65352   (decimal degrees)
41°17'21" N, 92°39'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/529011/4570902 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oskaloosa
Inventory number
BH 75852 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 2, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

UP - Oskaloosa Rail Crossing (E)
Posted January 26, 2021, by Ken Vandevoort (countrydepottrains [at] gmail [dot] com)

The Burlington also went under here along with the Rock Island. It isn't wide enough for two parallel tracks, but Rock Island maps for Oskaloosa show they went through on a gauntlet.