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DM&E - Foster Viaduct #1

Photos 

Overview

Looking south

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in February 2013

Enlarge

BH Photo #248124

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Kinser Creek and 672 Avenue on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Location
Monroe County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937-38
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
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
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 577.0 ft.
Also called
MILW - Foster Viaduct #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.92630, -92.76811   (decimal degrees)
40°55'35" N, 92°46'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/519524/4530602 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moravia
Inventory number
BH 53046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 7, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added Dimension
  • February 6, 2013: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • January 27, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "I&M Rail Link", "Soo Line Railroad"
  • January 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected stream name.
  • August 2, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Built during 1930s", "19th Century"
  • August 1, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • July 31, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com