Re: Dubuque bridge girder transport.

Tim O'Connor

      One of the photos in the collection provides your answer. It shows a crane lifting a girder into position, with a second girder spanning two flatcars seen on the tracks below. No barges in sight. Thanks for sharing the link, there are some great photos there.

Bob Heninger
Minot, ND

UP box cars

flat cars with girder

PFE reefers and flat cars with girder

rail to dinkey transfer

why rail is a better alternative at times

GN and CB&Q box cars

before the bridge was built almost on top of this roundhouse

blast plates??? to prevent damage from steam locos???

Tim O'Connor

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