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M&StL - Black Hawk Chute Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Black Hawk Chute on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971
Builders
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Fabrication)
- Union Bridge & Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Substructure & Erection)
- Waddell & Harrington of Kansas City, Missouri (Design)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
22 Span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 1,506.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL Bridge #930
M&StL - Blackhawk Island Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10264, -90.96719   (decimal degrees)
41°06'09" N, 90°58'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/670701/4552141 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keithsburg
Inventory number
BH 54754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2016: Updated by Luke: Image + builders
  • December 2, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 2, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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