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MILW - Adel Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #362702

Description 

Information comes from the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Adel, Dallas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891; Replaced 1944 with a pair of relocated spans
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Des Moines, Adel & Western Railway (DMA&W)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
MILW - Raccoon River Bridge (Adel, Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61532, -94.01237   (decimal degrees)
41°36'55" N, 94°00'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/415654/4607561 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Adel
Inventory number
BH 73451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date

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