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MILW - Skunk River Bridge (Old)

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on Railroad (MILW)
Location
Cambridge, Story County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907, Replaced 1912
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89489, -93.51783   (decimal degrees)
41°53'42" N, 93°31'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/457043/4638235 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huxley
Inventory numer
BH 51351 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • March 16, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added lost date
  • February 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • February 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Guessed the location of the bridge

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MILW - Skunk River Bridge (Old)
Posted May 9, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

They diubletracked the line in 1913.