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UP - Keigly Creek Stone Arch

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UP Keigly Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2016

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BH Photo #371065

Map 

Description 

The bridge was built in 1901 to replace a long trestle bridge that was used for a narrow-guage railroad that preceded the Chicago & North Western right-of-way. Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Keigly Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Also called
C&NW Bridge #2193
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15404, -93.63209   (decimal degrees)
42°09'15" N, 93°37'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/447777/4667072 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames NW
Inventory number
BH 50891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,529)
Built 1901 (509)
Built during 1900s (6,790)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,302)
Deck arch (10,781)
Iowa (6,191)
Open (38,203)
Owned by railroad (11,099)
Railroad (14,361)
Stone arch (2,791)
Story County, Iowa (154)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,161)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • March 1, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 30, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Deleted postcard image as that was of a different bridge.
  • April 30, 2012: New photo from Luke Harden
  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • January 9, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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