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M&StL - Spencer Bridge

Photo 

Photo provide by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #246124

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Location
Spencer, Clay County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899; Removed 1936
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13635, -95.13854   (decimal degrees)
43°08'11" N, 95°08'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/326074/4778176 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spencer
Inventory number
BH 55086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • October 30, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added removal date
  • January 2, 2013: Added by Luke Harden