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CGW/MILW Overpass

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Chicago Great Western Railway
Location
Melbourne, Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroads
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94535, -93.09750   (decimal degrees)
41°56'43" N, 93°05'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/491918/4643712 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2021: Updated by Luke: Fixed railroad per forum comment
  • September 21, 2021: Added by Luke

Sources 

Comments 

CGW/CNW Overpass
Posted September 26, 2021, by Dylan VanAntwerp (dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com)

I work 65hrs/wk; I totally understand lol!

CGW/MILW Overpass
Posted September 25, 2021, by Luke

Thanks, Dylan. Goofed adding a bridge at 3AM...

CGW/CNW Overpass
Posted September 25, 2021, by Dylan VanAntwerp (dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com)

The CGW crossed over the Milwaukee Road at Melbourne, not the CNW.