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MILW/CNW Overpass

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Mendota Railroad Crossing

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Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2013

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BH Photo #272294

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Former Milwaukee Road
Location
Mendota, Dakota County, Minnesota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Lost 1957
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 215.0 ft.
Total length: 215.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.88819, -93.16619   (decimal degrees)
44°53'17" N, 93°09'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/486876/4970543 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Inventory number
BH 59087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 27, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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