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Ft. Dodge Nature Trail - Lionel Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Novak

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BH Photo #288873

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Soldier Creek on Fort Dodge Nature Trail
Location
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 72.0 ft.
Also called
Ft. Dodge Nature Trail - Soldier Creek Bridge #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51830, -94.18395   (decimal degrees)
42°31'06" N, 94°11'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/402747/4708003 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Dodge North
Inventory number
BH 54234 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added link to historical image
  • October 27, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • July 22, 2014: New photos from Luke
  • November 2, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 31, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Comments 

"Lionel" Bridge
Posted November 4, 2012, by Anonymous

"LIONEL" - I love it! For those of you too young to remember, LIONEL was the maker of toy trains.