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UP - Shell Rock River Bridge

Photos 

View from the US 65 Bridge

This is actually a close-up of the main spans.

Photo taken in 1998 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #113331

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Shell Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Glenville, Freeborn County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Cedar River Railroad (CEDR)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.55467, -93.26605   (decimal degrees)
43°33'17" N, 93°15'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478510/4822446 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glenville
Inventory number
BH 36427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • March 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Cedar River Railroad"
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated GPS coordinates
  • March 28, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com