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FDDM - Zumwalt Station Trestle

Photo 

FDDM Car X82 crossing the bridge.

Photo provided by Lost Des Moines

BH Photo #326260

Description 

Note: Google Maps misspells Worle Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Worle Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca 1906; Removed in the 1980s
Railroads
- Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway (FDDM)
- Interurban
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
FDDM - Worle Creek Trestle
FDDM - Worle Creek Bridge (Ames)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00102, -93.65502   (decimal degrees)
42°00'04" N, 93°39'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/445753/4650097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames West
Inventory number
BH 67859 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ames, Iowa (58)
Beam (17,281)
Built 1906 (684)
Built during 1900s (7,875)
Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway (59)
Interurban (1,054)
Iowa (6,837)
Lost (31,106)
Owned by railroad (13,984)
Railroad (16,924)
Story County, Iowa (163)
Timber stringer (4,438)
Worle Creek (3)

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • May 31, 2015: Added by Luke