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Shot Tower Bridge

Photos 

Overview Looking Northwest

The historic Shot Tower is visible just beyond the bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in March 2011

BH Photo #195523

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Star Brewery Drive on Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad, now the Canadian National Railway
Location
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921 by the Illinois Central Railroad
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 12.1 ft.
Total length: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49964, -90.65338   (decimal degrees)
42°29'59" N, 90°39'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/692818/4707921 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubuque South
Inventory numbers
IA 146705 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 48453 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2011: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net