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DM&E - Plum Creek Bridge

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DM&E Plum Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2018

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BH Photo #425467

Map 

Description 

Laura Ingalls Wilder's childhood home, a mud dugout along Plum Creek, was located near this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Plum Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Redwood County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Builder
- Chicago Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #556
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.22495, -95.49115   (decimal degrees)
44°13'30" N, 95°29'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/301028/4899876 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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