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Root River Trail - S. Branch Root River Bridge #1

Photos 

North Portal

5/16/2011

Photo taken by Benjamin Cole

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BH Photo #199101

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over S. Branch Root River on Root River Trail
Location
Fillmore County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 145.0 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.71691, -92.03619   (decimal degrees)
43°43'01" N, 92°02'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/577639/4840882 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Preston
Inventory number
BH 48773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 29, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • November 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "railroad"
  • March 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • May 16, 2011: Added by Benjamin Cole

Sources 

  • Benjamin Cole - mountainjam99 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com