DME - Cottonwood River Bridge
DM&E Cottonwood River Bridge
Looking from overhang
Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2011
BH Photo #214164
First bridge was built 1899 when this line was built. It deteriorated fast and was replaced by the current structure.
- Lattice through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on DM&E Railroad
- New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota
- Open to traffic
- Built 1913 replacing an older bridge, piers are from 1899 trestle replaced 2009.
- - Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- 2 1913 Quadrangular spans one being 157' long and the other 137' long. Over 30 spans of approach trestle too.
Length of largest span: 157.0 ft.
Total length: 733.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Also called
- CNW - Cottonwood River Bridge
CNW Bridge #M-1703
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +44.28545, -94.42745 (decimal degrees)
44°17'08" N, 94°25'39" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/386105/4904569 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- New Ulm
- Inventory number
- BH 49645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- June 12, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
- September 19, 2011: New photos from John Marvig
- September 16, 2011: Added by John Marvig