Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2013
BH Photo #247365
Built as the original mainline of the CNW between New Ulm and Mankato. Used as a alternate route after the present DME line was built.
Line currently only serves a rock quarry. It ends just east of the quarry. It was abandoned from the quarry to St. Peter in 1971.
- Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on DM&E Railroad Spur
- New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, and Nicollet County, Minnesota
- Open to traffic
- Built 1880, still the original structure piers stablized recently
- - Leighton Bridge & Iron Works of Rochester, New York
- - Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- 1 Through Truss span
1 Swing Span
1 Through Truss Spans
Several spans of trestle
Length of largest span: 206.0 ft.
Total length: 880.0 ft.
- Also called
- CN&W Bridge #432
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +44.28551, -94.41487 (decimal degrees)
44°17'08" N, 94°24'54" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/387108/4904558 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- New Ulm
- Inventory number
- BH 49404 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 2, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
- June 12, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
- August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
- January 26, 2013: New photo from John Marvig
- January 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added builder
- August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Minnesota River", "railroad"
- September 9, 2011: New photos from John Marvig
- August 23, 2011: Added by John Marvig