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CGW - Main Street Viaduct (Old)

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #252438

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Main Street on Railroad (CGW)
Location
Elma, Howard County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1901, Replaced 1954
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
CGW - Elma Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.24409, -92.43617   (decimal degrees)
43°14'39" N, 92°26'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/545774/4788075 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elma
Inventory number
BH 55992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2018: Updated by Luke: Updated info
  • January 26, 2014: New photo from Don Morrison
  • April 11, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Don Morrison

Comments 

CGW Main Street Overpass
Posted January 26, 2014, by Don Morrison

Most common name is "the viaduct" around here.

Modern pedestrian covered bridge is on the Old Roundhouse Trail between the trailhead and the Elma Depot Museum.