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MSTL - Dead Slough Bridge

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Iowa Slough on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1947, abandoned after Mississippi River Bridge Fire in 1981
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
Design
45' Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 45.0 ft.
Also called
MSTL Bridge #925
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10248, -91.00551   (decimal degrees)
41°06'09" N, 91°00'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/667484/4552050 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakville
Inventory number
BH 55891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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