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MILW - Skunk River Bridge (1901)

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Description 

Information comes from drawings located at the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library.

Facts 

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 1901, Replaced 1912
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Also called
MILW Bridge #Z-1094
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 number
BH 51351 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected build date
  • 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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