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DAIR - Indian Creek Bridge

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Description 

Relocated from Bridge #TH-64.72 (Terre Haute Division) across Little Beaver Creek near Beaverville, Illinois. Information comes from CMStP&P records at the South Dakota Historical Society.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Dakota & Iowa Railroad
Location
Plymouth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956 using a secondhand span
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota & Iowa Railroad (DAIR; D&I)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #T-542
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.89113, -96.51768   (decimal degrees)
42°53'28" N, 96°31'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/702691/4751713 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • November 5, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information from SDSHS files, noted probability of span being purchased as salvage from other railroad
  • September 21, 2021: New Street View added by John Marvig

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