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DM&E - Turtle Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221009

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Description 

Length approximate

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Turtle Creek on Dakota Minn & Eastern RR (former Soo Line Railroad)
Location
South Beloit, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
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/through plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Also called
Soo Line Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49384, -89.04024   (decimal degrees)
42°29'38" N, 89°02'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/332341/4706625 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Beloit
Inventory number
BH 50338 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • November 27, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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DM&E Turtle Creek Bridge
Posted May 3, 2014, by Brian (FCVPI99 [at] GMAIL [dot] COM)

former Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific