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TC&W - Minnehaha Creek Bridge

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TC&W Minnehaha Creek Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2012

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BH Photo #248646

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Minnehaha Creek on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Location
Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To be removed for Southwest Lightrail Project
History
Built 1912 for dual tracks
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Twin Cities Western Railroad (TCWR)
Design
Dual Track 50' Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.93069, -93.37801   (decimal degrees)
44°55'50" N, 93°22'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470171/4975320 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hopkins
Inventory number
BH 53777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 24, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is doomed
  • April 4, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • February 12, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 4, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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