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DM&E - Litttle Cottonwood River Bridge

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DM&E Little Cottonwood River Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2012

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BH Photo #233281

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Little Cottonwood River on DM&E Railroad
Location
Cambria, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918, repaired 2012
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
20 Spans Trestle
1-90' Span Pony/through girder
8 Spans Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 440.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.24765, -94.33837   (decimal degrees)
44°14'52" N, 94°20'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/393144/4900249 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cambria
Inventory number
BH 52655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • June 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: added builder
  • June 11, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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