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DME - Cedar Creek Bridge

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek Bridge on DME/CP RR
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
1909
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 289.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #I-1144
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.09702, -92.33716   (decimal degrees)
41°05'49" N, 92°20'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/555664/4549738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Farson
Inventory number
BH 56068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2023: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Ballasted Deck", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "Soo Line Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway", "I&M Rail Link", "Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad", "Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Rai

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com