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IANR/DM&E - Winnebago River Bridge (Portland)

Photos 

DM&E Winnebago River Bridge (Portland)

Overview. Bridge can be accessed with permission from a local farmers co-op

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2015

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BH Photo #317698

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Winnebago River on DM&E RR
Location
Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built August 1908
Builder
- F.B. Walker (Engineer)
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa Northern Railway (IANR)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13022, -93.12872   (decimal degrees)
43°07'49" N, 93°07'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/489530/4775283 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory number
BH 51362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added Builder per MILW Archives
  • June 27, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • February 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Updated Name
  • October 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Northern Railroad"
  • February 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad"
  • February 20, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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