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3 Rivers Trail - East Fork Des Moines River Bridge

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East Fork Des Moines River Bridge

From East Bank

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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BH Photo #263366

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on Trail
Location
Humboldt County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1902
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
5 Span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 335.0 ft.
Also called
CNW East Fork Des Moines River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.71458, -94.19011   (decimal degrees)
42°42'52" N, 94°11'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/402547/4729807 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humboldt
Inventory number
BH 53803 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • October 5, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 5, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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