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DM&E - Walnut Creek Bridge #3

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DM&E Walnut Creek Bridge #3

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2017

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BH Photo #407301

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Rathbun, Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79885, -92.88546   (decimal degrees)
40°47'56" N, 92°53'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/509662/4516434 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mystic
Inventory number
BH 55345 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 27, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "I&M Rail Link" "Soo Line Railroad"
  • January 27, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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