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DM&E - Cedar River Bridge

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DM&E Cedar River Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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BH Photo #262267

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Cedar River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Location
Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.07579, -92.69234   (decimal degrees)
43°04'33" N, 92°41'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/525046/4769276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charles City
Inventory number
BH 55119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 16, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 3, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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