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Abandoned BNSF - Buffalo River Bridge

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Abandoned Buffalo River Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #334961

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo River on BNSF Railway
Location
Georgetown, Clay County, Minnesota
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1908 replacing an earlier bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
4 Span Deck plate girder with Trestle approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 244.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.07522, -96.79329   (decimal degrees)
47°04'31" N, 96°47'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/667528/5215885 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Georgetown
Inventory number
BH 57362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 11, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: bridge is now abandoned
  • July 25, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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