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DM&E - Plum River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2015

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BH Photo #318473

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Description 

Abandoned 2nd span

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Plum River on DM&E (former CPRR/Milwaukee Road)
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Open
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
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08376, -90.11127   (decimal degrees)
42°05'02" N, 90°06'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/738933/4663115 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wacker
Inventory number
BH 66493 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2015: Added by Steve Conro

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