Montana Rail Link

Reporting mark: MRL
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ML - Marent Trestle (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1927 using 1885 towers
Bridge over Marent Gulch on MRL (former Northern Pacific) Railway
Open to traffic

MRL - Austin Creek Trestle (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Built 1896, Strengthened 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Austin Creek on MRL RR
Open to traffic

MRL - Big Spring Bridge (Broadwater County, Montana)
Buil 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Spring on Montana Rail Link (MRL)
Open to traffic

MRL - Bitterroot River Bridge #1 (Missoula County, Montana)
Built at various times using secondhand spans
Pratt through truss bridge over Bitterroot River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Bitterroot River Bridge #2 (Ravalli County, Montana)
Built 1944 using secondhand spans
Warren pony truss bridge over Bitterroot River on Montana Rail Link
Intact but closed to all traffic

MRL - Bitterroot River Bridge #3 (Ravalli County, Montana)
Built 1950 using secondhand spans
Pony truss bridge over Bitterroot River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Blackfoot River Bridge (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1908
Pratt through truss bridge over Blackfoot River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Bonita Tunnel (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1882, widened 1909
Tunnel on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Bozeman Tunnel (Gallatin County, Montana)
Built 1945 to replace earlier 1884 tunnel
Tunnel under Bozeman Pass on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Cedar Creek Viaduct (Mineral County, Montana)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork Bridge (Belknap) (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1905, Two girders built 1938, Trusses built 1948
Warren deck truss bridge over Clark Fork on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #10 (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1908
Warren Deck truss bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #11 (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1908
Pratt deck truss bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #12 (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1908, Reinforced date unknown
Bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #13 (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1908
Through truss bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #14 (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1908
Through truss bridge over Clark Fork River on MRL
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #7 (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1908
Warren deck truss Bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #8 (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1908
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #9 (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder Bridge over Bitterroot River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge No. 2 (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1896 at an unknown location, moved here 1929
Lattice deck girder bridge over Clark Fork River on Railroad (MRL)
Open to traffic

MRL - Fish Creek Trestle (Mineral County, Montana)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Fish Creek on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Flathead River Bridge (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1896, Reinforced 1945
Through truss bridge over Flathead River on Montana RailLink


MRL - Garrison Tunnel (Powell County, Montana)
Built 1882, widened 1909
Tunnel on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Greenhorn Creek Trestle (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Built 1896, Strengthened 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Greenhorn Creek on MRL RR
Open to traffic

MRL - Jefferson River Bridge (Jefferson County, Montana)
Relocated here 1949
Pratt Through truss bridge over Jefferson River on Montana RailLink
Intact but closed to all traffic

MRL - Jocko River Bridge (Lake County, Montana)
Built 1901, Strengthened 1934
Warren deck truss bridge over Jocko River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Madison River Bridge (Gallatin County, Montana)
Built 1905
Pratt through truss bridge over Madison River on Montana RailLink


MRL - Mission Creek Bridge (Lake County, Montana)
Timber Stringer Bridge over Flathead River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Missouri River Bridge (Broadwater County, Montana)
Built 1928
Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic

MRL - Molt Road Overpass (Yellowstone County, Montana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Molt Road on Railroad
Open to traffic

MRL - Mullan Tunnel (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Built 1883, enlarged and shortened 2009-10
Bridge over Mullan Pass/Continental Divide on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Nimrod Tunnel (Granite County, Montana)
Built 1882, widened 1909
Tunnel on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Noxon Reservoir Bridge (Sanders County, Montana)
Through truss bridge over Noxon Reservoir on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Phosphate Branch Clark Fork Bridge (Powell County, Montana)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clark Fork on Phosphate Branch Railroad


MRL - Quartz Creek Viaduct (Mineral County, Montana)
Built 1916
Deck plate girder bridge over Quartz Creek on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Sixteen Mile Creek Bridge (Broadwater County, Montana)
Built or relocated here 1946
Deck plate girder bridge over Sixteen Mile Creek on Montana Rail Link (MRL)
Open to traffic

MRL - Thompson River Bridge (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1910, 77' Spans Added 1925
Deck plate girder bridge over Thompson River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Yellowstone River Bridge (Park County, Montana)
Built 1918
Warren through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Yellowstone River Bridge (Stillwater County, Montana)
Built 1918
Warren through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic

MRL - Yellowstone River Bridge (Yellowstone County, Montana)
Built 1922
Warren through truss Bridge over Yellowstone River on Montana Rail Link
In use