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BNSF - Crow River Bridge (Rogers)

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BNSF Crow River Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2011

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BH Photo #317101

Map 

Description 

This Warren through truss bridge is still open to railroad traffic, and appears to be in fair condition. The bridge has extensive V-lacing and heavy members. The stringer approaches are Deck plate girder and there are concrete slab spans that serve as approaches to those

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Crow River on BNSF Railroad
Location
St. Michael, Hennepin County, Minnesota, and Wright County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913, replacing an older bridge
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
2 Spans Concrete Slab
3 Spans Deck Plate Girder
1 span Warren Through Truss
1 Span Deck Plate Girder
2 Spans Concrete Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 360.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.21209, -93.59274   (decimal degrees)
45°12'44" N, 93°35'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/453455/5006681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rogers
Inventory number
BH 47928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Great Northern"
  • November 27, 2011: Updated by John Marvig: updated after seeing up close
  • February 2, 2011: Added by Matthew Lohry

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com