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DM&E - Shell Rock River Bridge

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DM&E Shell Rock River Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2015

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BH Photo #317694

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Shell Rock River on IC&E Railroad
Location
Plymouth, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909 by American Bridge Company, approach rebuilt ca. 2010
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.24794, -93.11892   (decimal degrees)
43°14'53" N, 93°07'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/490346/4788355 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nora Springs
Inventory number
BH 51267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 8, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 12, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad", "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • February 11, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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