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UP - Otter Creek Bridge

Photos 

UP Otter Creek Bridge

Date

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2020

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BH Photo #467936

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Otter Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Wright County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 181.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #715
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.76875, -93.92915   (decimal degrees)
42°46'07" N, 93°55'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/423983/4735553 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Renwick
Inventory number
BH 80139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2020: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • January 17, 2018: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

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