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MILW - South Skunk River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on former Milwaukee Road
Location
Keokuk County, Iowa
Status
Demolished with piers remaining
History
Line abandoned 1979, bridge removed shortly thereafter
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
33 Sp. (523') Pile Bridge
2 x 105' Warren Pony truss
28 Sp. (442') Pile Bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 1,175.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.23394, -92.28915   (decimal degrees)
41°14'02" N, 92°17'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/559571/4564970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hedrick
Inventory number
BH 56066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2018: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added design type and dimensions
  • December 4, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Skunk River"
  • April 19, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

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