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CNW - Moingona Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Moingona, Boone County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1894, Removed 1933
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
90' Deck Plate Girder
85' Deck Plate Girder
200' Parker through truss
158' Pratt Through Truss
75' Deck Plate Girder
90' Deck Plate Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 698.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Des Moines River Bridge (Moingona)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01456, -93.92222   (decimal degrees)
42°00'52" N, 93°55'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/423641/4651804 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boone West
Inventory number
BH 52018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2015: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • March 27, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 4, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • July 25, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • April 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Des Moines River", "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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