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DM&E - Little Sioux River Bridge

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Spencer Rail Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2016

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BH Photo #372988

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Spencer, Clay County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901;
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14726, -95.18676   (decimal degrees)
43°08'50" N, 95°11'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/322184/4779489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spencer
Inventory number
BH 55084 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 2, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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