Rating:
No votes cast

Abandoned C&NW - Elm Drive Overpass

Photos 

Abandoned Elm Drive Overpass

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2014

Enlarge

BH Photo #280346

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Elm Drive on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Location
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1920
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.16056, -93.19638   (decimal degrees)
43°09'38" N, 93°11'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484035/4778663 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory numbers
IA 8130 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 55643 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
2,181

Update Log 

  • 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: Updated by John Marvig: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 26, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 24, 2013: Added by John Marvig

Sources