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CGW - Mousehole

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke Healy

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BH Photo #272262

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Railroad Street on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Location
Melbourne, Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1906, abandoned 1988, removed summer 2015
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Also called
CGW - Marshall County Mousehole
CGW - Railroad Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94463, -93.09792   (decimal degrees)
41°56'41" N, 93°05'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/491883/4643633 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Melbourne
Inventory number
BH 52694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2015: New photos from Andy Winegar
  • March 29, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is to be Removed
  • April 25, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 29, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • September 25, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • April 24, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • April 5, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • February 18, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added alternate names,
  • June 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago Great Western Railway"

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