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DM&E - Cedar River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge over Big Cedar River on Railroad
Location
Mitchell County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
2-100' Pony truss spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.46628, -92.97887   (decimal degrees)
43°27'59" N, 92°58'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/501709/4812596 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Ansgar
Inventory number
BH 51043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from nearby landowner
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • April 4, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad"
  • January 23, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This is a 2-span pony truss bridge
  • January 23, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com