Owen McCormick

Recent Updates 

MILW - Honey Creek Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Abandoned concrete deck girder bridge over Honey Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
December 7, 2015: Updated by Owen McCormick: Updated ownership status
M&StL - M Avenue Overpass (Louisa County, Iowa)
Lost Stringer bridge over M Avenue on Chicago and Northwestern Railway
June 25, 2014: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added additional details
Belmont-Columbus Ferry (Mississippi County, Missouri)
Lost ferry crossing over the Mississippi River on MO 80/KY 80 between Belmont and Columbus
January 5, 2014: Updated by Owen McCormick: Reported open by another user. Also, Google Satellite map shows a possible ferry boat.
CD&M - Pine Creek Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on Abandoned Railroad (CDM)
December 16, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Updated former use. Bridge carried the Clinton, Davenport, & Muscatine Interurban line.
MILW - Lowe Run Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Lost Bridge over Lowe Run on Railroad
December 16, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added bridge type "Timber Stringer"
Farm Entrance Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Drainage Ditch on Field Road
December 16, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Overpass never existed. The Milwaukee crossed Funks Hill (County Hwy C as it was known as) at-grade. Line was abandoned in the early-1980s.
Littleport Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Volga River on Littleport Road/County Road X21
December 16, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added category "Volga River"
Littleport Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Volga River on Littleport Road/County Road X21
December 16, 2013: Added
Decatur Bridge (Burt County, Nebraska)
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on NE 51/IA 175 at Decatur
December 16, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Tolls removed 12/13
CRandIC - Ralston Creek Bridge (Nagle Lumber Spur) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Ralston Creek on Railroad
February 25, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Updated status. Bridge is in use, not abandoned as thought.
Moscow Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on River Street
February 25, 2013: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added information regarding it's use.
DM&E - Iowa River Bridge (Tyson Spur) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Lost Parker through truss over Iowa River on former Iowa Beef Packers (Tyson Foods) spur line
June 18, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Rails have been removed.
CRandIC - Millrace Trestle (Iowa County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Millrace on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Changed railroad name to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway (IAIS does not own the line)
CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (Near Amana) (Iowa County, Iowa)
Pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added categories "Railroad", "Iowa River"
CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (Near Amana) (Iowa County, Iowa)
Pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Changed railroad name to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway (Iowa Interstate does not own the line)
CN - Cedar River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway in Cedar Falls
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added category "Canadian National Railway"
CN - Cedar River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway in Cedar Falls
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Updated railroad name to Canadian National Railway (CCP was acquired by Illinois Central in 1996, IC was acquired by CN in 1998)
MILW - Muscatine Slough Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Abandoned stringer bridge over Muscatine Slough on Railroad
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Fixed description. Bridge was part of the Milwaukee Road (MILW), not Rock Island (RI)
Muscatine Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on IA 92/IL 92 at Muscatine
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Fixed Status Typo.
High Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Lost Cantilevered Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Walnut Street
March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Fixed Status Typo. Added former road information (Route 92)

Recent Comments 

Posted December 16, 2013

Legend is that they were never able to retrieve the steam locomotive, and it is still at the bottom of the lake today. Remember, that is just urban legend. My uncle owns the land immediately south of the right-of-way.