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Abandoned C&NW - 13th Street Overpass

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Abandoned 13th Street Bridge

North Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2014

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BH Photo #280452

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over 13th Street NE on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Location
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.16353, -93.19687   (decimal degrees)
43°09'49" N, 93°11'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/483995/4778993 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory number
BH 60447 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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: Added by John Marvig

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Abandoned C&NW - 13th Street Overpass
Posted August 23, 2014, by AR

Most memorable graffiti here: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM." I bet she was so proud!