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DM&E - Skunk River Bridge

Photos 

Rubio Rail Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2018

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BH Photo #424738

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through truss bridge over Skunk River on DM&E Railroad
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910, Approach Rebuilt 2014
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 1,276.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.23029, -91.91193   (decimal degrees)
41°13'49" N, 91°54'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/591189/4564892 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richland
Inventory number
BH 53469 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • April 20, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 2, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • November 28, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • September 7, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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