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CNW - Grand Avenue Overpass (S)

Photo 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #259092

Map 

Description 

Part of the Ames-Slater CNW line.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony plate girder bridge over Grand Avenue
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1937; Removed ca. 1985
Builders
- Ben Cole & Sons Construction Co. of Ames, Iowa (Erection)
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Fabrication)
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02396, -93.62032   (decimal degrees)
42°01'26" N, 93°37'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448646/4652622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames East
Inventory number
BH 49292 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected builder
  • July 7, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • August 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Adde builders
  • August 16, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 25, 2012: New photo from Luke Harden
  • April 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad"
  • August 23, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Correected type
  • August 5, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed the streetview as it was of the other underpass that still exists.
  • August 5, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith

Sources 

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