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DM&E - Little Turkey River Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2007

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BH Photo #112995

Map 

Description 

The google street view appears to have been shot prior to the flood.

Facts 

Overview
Deck Plate Girder viaduct over Little Turkey River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Jackson Junction, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
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
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #R-190
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.09900, -92.06562   (decimal degrees)
43°05'56" N, 92°03'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/576037/4772232 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waucoma
Inventory number
BH 36366 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected stream, added type and other information
  • April 4, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad", "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS and Street View
  • March 18, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

DM&E Railroad Bridge at Turkey River Overflow
Posted January 19, 2013, by John Marvig (johnmarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

The picture posted in the comment was another bridge. The 2012 google earth imagery shows the same steel trestle still here.

I & M Railroad Bridge at Turkey River Overflow
Posted April 27, 2008, by M. Myers (mjmyers [at] commspeed [dot] net)

Flew from Vinton, IA to Cassville today. Looks like the bridge was washed out...