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B&C - Lytle Creek Bridge

Photo 

Part of the John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection

Photo provided by the University of Iowa Library Sepcial Collections and is used as an educational resource.

View this photo at 128.255.22.135

BH Photo #323285

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lytle Creek on Bellevue & Cascade Railroad
Location
Washington Mills, Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Removed 1936
Railroads
- Bellevue & Cascade Railroad (B&C)
- Chicago, Bellevue, Cascade & Western Railroad (CBC&W)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
1 Pony plate girder
17 spans total of timber trestle
Dimensions
Span length: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Also called
CBC&W - Lytle Creek Bridge
MILW - Lytle Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.30056, -90.78235   (decimal degrees)
42°18'02" N, 90°46'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/682797/4685529 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66767 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added category "Curved"; Link to book image
  • April 24, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 27, 2015: Added by Luke