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DM&E - Plum Creek Bridge

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DM&E Plum Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2018

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BH Photo #440853

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Plum Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Chickasaw County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Builder
- Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #R-230
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.06141, -92.23914   (decimal degrees)
43°03'41" N, 92°14'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/561955/4767915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawler
Inventory number
BH 63878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 29, 2014: Added by Dave King

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