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CP - Northtown Rail Yard Overpass

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CP Northtown Overpass

New bridge looks a lot like the old one..

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2014

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BH Photo #280496

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Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Northtown Rail Yard (BNSF Railway) on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Columbia Heights, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911, replaced 2007
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 340.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.02952, -93.26918   (decimal degrees)
45°01'46" N, 93°16'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478795/4986264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis North
Inventory number
BH 60456 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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