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Abandoned CNW - State Street Overpass

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State Street Railroad Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2013

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BH Photo #258748

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over E. State Street on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Location
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa Traction Railroad (IATR)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
through plate girder with through plate girder approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.15181, -93.19007   (decimal degrees)
43°09'07" N, 93°11'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484545/4777690 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory numbers
IA 7995 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 54861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
4,880

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2016: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • January 9, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Now owned by city, to be Converted to Trail Use
  • July 6, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 26, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 4, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 8, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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