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DM&E - Sweetland Creek Bridge

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DM&E Sweetland Creek Bridge

Middle Span

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2018

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BH Photo #424799

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Sweetland Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1901
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43746, -90.95615   (decimal degrees)
41°26'15" N, 90°57'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/670754/4589337 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Illinois City
Inventory number
BH 53205 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 21, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 17, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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