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DM&E - Tete des Morts Creek Bridge

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DM&E Tete des Morts Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2018

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BH Photo #428383

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Tete des Morts Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.0 ft.
Total length: 265.0 ft.
Also called
IMRL - Tete des Morts Creek Bridge
SOO - Tete des Morts Creek Bridge
MILW - Tete des Morts Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38309, -90.48953   (decimal degrees)
42°22'59" N, 90°29'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/706665/4695365 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galena
Inventory number
BH 65645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 24, 2015: Added by Dave King

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