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DM&E - 12th Street Overpass

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DM&E 12th Street Bridge (Old)

About 2 weeks after the 2011 series of photos was taken, this bridge was replaced by a new, modern un-stylish I-Beam bridge. I have included photos from both bridges as a reference to the changes that took place.

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2011

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BH Photo #247540

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over 12th N Street on DM&E RR
Location
New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built 1911, superstructure replaced by modern I-Beam bridge 2011
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32694, -94.46583   (decimal degrees)
44°19'37" N, 94°27'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/383125/4909231 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Ulm
Inventory numbers
MN L2090 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 55332 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
1,576

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 26, 2013: Added by John Marvig