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UP - Bridge #8.96

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UP Bridge #8.96

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2019

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BH Photo #454790

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Iowa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Wright County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Builder
- Milliken Brothers of New York City, New York
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.0 ft.
Total length: 84.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Iowa River Tributary Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.68160, -93.58437   (decimal degrees)
42°40'54" N, 93°35'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/452124/4725623 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dows West
Inventory number
BH 80137 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 22, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added builder and date
  • January 17, 2018: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes