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DME - Bloody Run Creek #3

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DM&E Bloody Run Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2014

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BH Photo #311333

Description 

Built 1916-1917 after a flood destroyed the previous bridge. Span likely was built by Federal Bridge Company. Through girder approach may be newer.

Facts 

Overview
Warren Pony truss bridge over Bloody Run Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Easterm Railway
Location
Marquette, Clayton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Builder
- Federal Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Warren Pony Truss and Through Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #R-8
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04153, -91.20809   (decimal degrees)
43°02'30" N, 91°12'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/645958/4766984 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Prairie du Chien
Inventory number
BH 51376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added builder and build date
  • January 2, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 31, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Riveted"
  • February 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Bloody Run Creek"
  • February 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Pinned"

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Comments 

Yellow River Railroad Bridge
Posted February 21, 2012, by Matt Lohry

Very heavy two-span, pin-connected Pratt--very nice indeed!