Legend goes that the bridge used to clandestinely ship pure uranium from the Iowa State College's Ames Laboratory's Ames Project to the larger Manhattan Project during World War Two.
- Lost Steel stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames
- Ames, Story County, Iowa
- Built ca 1920; Reinforced 1965; Demolished in 2010
- - Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway (FDDM)
- Steel stringer bridge with railroad ties used as decking with a 1" spacing between ties.
Total length: 245.0 ft.
- Also called
- FDDM - Dinkey Bridge
CNW - Dinkey Bridge
CNW - Squaw Creek Bridge
FDDM - Squaw Creek Bridge
UP - Dinkey Bridge
UP - Squaw Creek Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.02678, -93.62890 (decimal degrees)
42°01'36" N, 93°37'44" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/447937/4652940 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Ames West
- Inventory number
- BH 48843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- January 2, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added circa build date per Newspapers.com clipping provided by Melissa; Added additionaly imagery from clippings provided by Melissa
- October 14, 2017: New photo from Luke
- August 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
- July 25, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
- April 17, 2012: New photo from Luke Harden
- April 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad"
- February 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Ames & College Railway"
- January 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
- November 30, 2011: Photo imported by Luke Harden
- September 19, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
- August 22, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
- June 30, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
- June 8, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photographs
- June 3, 2011: Added by Luke Harden