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BM&NW - Turkey Run Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Oscar Grossheim. Image provided by Musser Public Library

View this photo at umvphotoarchive.org

BH Photo #447416

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Turkey Run on Burlington, Muscatine & Northwestern Railway
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1898; Abandoned 1926; Removed & replaced during US61 construction 1931
Railroads
- Burlington, Muscatine & Northwestern Railway (BM&NW)
- Muscatine North & South Railroad (MN&S)
- Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad (MB&S)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.23378, -91.19972   (decimal degrees)
41°14'02" N, 91°11'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/650873/4566271 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2019: New photos from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke