Rating:
1 vote

MILW - Mill Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bridge in 1977

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #245521

Map 

Description 

Originally built with a through plate girder and deck plate girder approach

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Mill Creek on Railroad
Location
Bellevue, Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890; Replaced ca. 1981
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25042, -90.41939   (decimal degrees)
42°15'02" N, 90°25'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/712886/4680805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellevue
Elevation
615.09 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 55036 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • January 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added original approach types
  • March 17, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added ca. build date
  • December 28, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Related Bridges 

Sources