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RI - 25th Street NW Overpass

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Globe-Gazette: August 16 1974

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BH Photo #462828

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony plate girder bridge over 25th Street NW on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Destroyed 1974
Railroads
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.17677, -93.20966   (decimal degrees)
43°10'36" N, 93°12'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/482960/4780466 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory number
BH 55729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 18, 2019: Updated by Luke: Updated status: Historic bridge was demolished in 1974
  • March 6, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on August 16, 1974 ยท 1 - Friday, August 16, 1974 at makes all North lowans neighbors'' FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1974 Two Settlors 154 si.- W1 Turks control third of Cy By Associated Press Turkish forces reported closing the last gap in their assault line Friday, putting
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

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RI - 25th Street NW Overpass
Posted December 22, 2019, by Luke