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DM&E - Deer Creek Bridge

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #246141

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on Railroad
Location
Mitchell County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
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
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Also called
MILW - Deer Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.42114, -93.01334   (decimal degrees)
43°25'16" N, 93°00'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/498920/4807583 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carpenter
Inventory number
BH 53098 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added link to postcard.
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Don Morrison: Added category "Active Railroad"

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