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UP - E. Fork Des Moines River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Scott Rath

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BH Photo #241150

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck Plate Girder over E, Fork Des Moines River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Kossuth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck Plate Girder and Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 224.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.12630, -94.18965   (decimal degrees)
43°07'35" N, 94°11'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/403231/4775526 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burt
Inventory number
BH 53823 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 14, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected Information
  • October 6, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

DM&E Des Moines River Bridge
Posted April 14, 2013, by John Marvig (johnmarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

The bridge pictured here is on the UP line, not the DM&E. The DM&E Bridge is a pony truss. This one might be north of Algona.