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Root River Trail - S. Branch Root River Bridge #5

Photos 

Root River Trail Bridge #5

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #335129

Map 

Description 

Missing Lassig Bridge & Iron Works Plate signifies this bridge was built in the 1890s. Substructures were repaired in 1916.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Root River on Root River State Trail
Location
Fillmore County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Repaired 1916
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 425.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.73757, -91.95798   (decimal degrees)
43°44'15" N, 91°57'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/583910/4843254 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65147 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2015: New photo from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date and photos
  • December 29, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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