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MILW - Paint Creek Bridge #3

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MILW - Paint Creek Bridge #3

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2014

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BH Photo #311249

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Paint Creek on Abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Allamakee County, Iowa
Status
Open to to snowmobiles in wintertime.
History
Built Ca. 1898
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.20429, -91.29120   (decimal degrees)
43°12'15" N, 91°17'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/638820/4784918 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterville
Inventory number
BH 65097 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated status based on signage used in IA on snowmobile paths
  • December 30, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information and build date
  • December 27, 2014: Added by Luke

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