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CP - Dakota Park Rail Bridge

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Dakota Park Rail Crossing

South Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2012

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BH Photo #320896

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over BNSF Railway on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern Railway (MN&S)
Design
Through Plate Girder with trestle approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 196.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.95911, -93.35928   (decimal degrees)
44°57'33" N, 93°21'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/471663/4978470 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis South
Inventory number
BH 53778 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 11, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 4, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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