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Railroad Grade Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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BH Photo #338792

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Joe River on Railroad Grade Road
Location
Shoshone County, Idaho
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908 to carry the Milwaukee Road Pacific Coast Extension in 1908. Railroad abandoned in 1980. Now a public road bridge.
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-road
Design
2 span through truss with extreme skew.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Also called
CMStP&P Saint Joe River bridge EE18
MILW - St. Joe River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.32156, -116.29069   (decimal degrees)
47°19'18" N, 116°17'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/553600/5241143 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
2150 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MILW Bridge EE18
BH 69521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed default name + added Rail-to-road category to reflect that the bridge is used as a road bridge
  • October 7, 2015: New video from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 6, 2015: Added by Kyle Jarvis

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