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DM&E - Grand River Bridge

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DM&E Grand River Bridge (Chillicothe)

North Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

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BH Photo #367870

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Description 

Design is similar to many other Milwaukee Road bridges, featuring massive members, and rounded angle connections

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Grand River on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern
Location
Livingston County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927, North Approach May Be Older
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
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)
Design
Warren Pony Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 1,060.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75091, -93.55297   (decimal degrees)
39°45'03" N, 93°33'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/452627/4400257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chillicothe
Inventory number
BH 44978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • April 22, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com