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DM&E - Straddle Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Lampman

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BH Photo #236450

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Straddle Creek on Railroad
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built after 1942
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12521, -89.78950   (decimal degrees)
42°07'31" N, 89°47'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/269424/4667444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boone Branch
Inventory number
BH 53052 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • August 1, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

DM&E - Straddle Creek Bridge
Posted January 2, 2019, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm not sure where the after 1942 date comes from, but it appears that this bridge was built between 1900 and 1910. It follows a standardized design of the Milwaukee Road.