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C&NW - Willow Creek Bridge (East)

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Description 

Reused privately for a road bridge at Clear Lake. Moved to new location via helicopter.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Willow Creek on Chicago & North Western Railway Spur
Location
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built unknown, Abandoned and Sent to Clear Lake 1983
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.15169, -93.20940   (decimal degrees)
43°09'06" N, 93°12'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/482974/4777681 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85089 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa (94)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,292)
Girder (8,932)
Iowa (6,130)
Mason City, Iowa (37)
Open (38,111)
Owned by railroad (10,907)
Plate girder (6,794)
Railroad (14,242)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,410)
Through girder (3,313)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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