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Chichaqua Valley Trail - Fourmile Creek Bridge

Photos 

Abandoned Four Mile Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2014

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BH Photo #282717

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Fourmile Creek on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Location
Berwick, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Also called
CGW - Fourmile Creek Bridge
CNW - Fourmile Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66532, -93.54920   (decimal degrees)
41°39'55" N, 93°32'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/454278/4612763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines NE
Inventory number
BH 55127 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 25, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Corrected creek name
  • January 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Abandoned UP - Fourmile Creek Bridge
Posted April 14, 2015, by Andrew (schwankawitz [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is actually a former Chicago Great Western bridge.