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UP - Bridge #173.17

Photos 

Photo taken by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #282856

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Facts 

Overview
Stone culvert bridge over Intermittent Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Colo, Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1890, Extended 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01899, -93.31028   (decimal degrees)
42°01'08" N, 93°18'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/474311/4651931 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colo
Inventory number
BH 56499 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added additional build date from C&NW bridge records
  • August 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 27, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • June 7, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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