Rating:
4 votes

DM&E - Castalia Overpass

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #218354

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through Plate Girder bridge over U.S. 52 on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Castalia, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
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
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 96.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #R-102 3/4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.11434, -91.68130   (decimal degrees)
43°06'52" N, 91°40'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/607286/4774356 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Castalia
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
1,390
Inventory numbers
IA 52530 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 49891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 1998)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad", "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad"
  • October 26, 2011: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 24, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected GPS
  • October 24, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com