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CN - Catfish Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bradley J. Grefe

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BH Photo #245889

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Catfish Creek on Canadian National Railroad
Location
Rockdale, Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Eastern span built 1901, western two built 1921
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 166.0 ft.
Also called
IC Bridge #W186.4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.46576, -90.67604   (decimal degrees)
42°27'57" N, 90°40'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/691060/4704107 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubuque South
Inventory number
BH 52576 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • December 18, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • September 3, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • June 7, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad"
  • May 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Curved", "Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad", "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad"

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