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Abandoned CNW - Cottonwood River Bridge

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Dotson Railroad Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2013

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BH Photo #247404

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Abandoned CNW Railroad
Location
Brown County, Minnesota
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1924
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 442.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge #610
Dotson Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.20035, -95.07753   (decimal degrees)
44°12'01" N, 95°04'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/333996/4896224 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sanborn NE
Inventory number
BH 51271 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "railroad"
  • February 17, 2012: Essay added by John Marvig
  • February 12, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Skewed", "Abandoned"

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