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RRVT - Mosquito Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Bill Dunbar

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BH Photo #239801

Street View 

Description 

Span was built at an unknown location and moved here in 1944.

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

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Mosquito Creek on Raccoon River Valley Trail
Location
Dallas County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1944 using a secondhand span
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 132.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #Y-82
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.60820, -94.21027   (decimal degrees)
41°36'30" N, 94°12'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/399154/4606983 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redfield
Inventory number
BH 53597 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • October 29, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • September 22, 2012: Updated by Don Morrison: Changed another incidence of "Stream" to "Mosquito Creek"
  • September 22, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Don Morrison
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com