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Ft. Dodge Nature Trail - Soldier Creek Bridge #1

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Soldier Creek Trail Bridge #1

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2019

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BH Photo #445190

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by ICC Valuation Summary Report, courtesy Doug Harding collection.

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 1909
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 74.0 ft.
Total length: 74.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL Bridge #151
C&NW Bridge #151
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.52223, -94.17341   (decimal degrees)
42°31'20" N, 94°10'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/403619/4708428 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84727 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 23, 2019: Added by John Marvig

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