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CP - Ashby Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2015

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BH Photo #318636

Map 

Description 

Unused second track span reused at Turkey River, Iowa in March 2019.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Ashby Road on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1934
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #Z-472
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05503, -90.05118   (decimal degrees)
42°03'18" N, 90°03'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/744015/4660094 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wacker
Inventory number
BH 66487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 21, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information and noted second track span reuse
  • March 18, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 14, 2015: Added by Steve Conro

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