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Keigley Branch Boxcar Bridge

Photos 

Keigley Branch Boxcar Bridge

Ames Daily Tribune: July 7 1962

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BH Photo #456502

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Keigly Branch Fork on Private Drive
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Erected over a fork of Keigley Branch in 1962 by John Gildersleeve; Removed and placed as a shed
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.10534, -93.57928   (decimal degrees)
42°06'19" N, 93°34'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/452104/4661634 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,995)
Beam (17,288)
Built 1962 (227)
Built during 1960s (2,185)
Iowa (6,838)
Recycled Railroad Rolling Stock (38)
Steel stringer (6,891)
Story County, Iowa (163)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • September 21, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • September 20, 2019: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Keigley Branch Boxcar Bridge
Posted December 22, 2019, by Luke
Keigley Branch Boxcar Bridge
Posted September 21, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

I wonder if John Gildersleeve is related to Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve?

Keigley Branch Boxcar Bridge
Posted September 21, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Luke, love it, quite unusual

Keigley Branch Boxcar Bridge
Posted September 20, 2019, by Luke

Got an odd one for you, Melissa: https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/55222032/