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DM&E - Root River Bridge

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IC&E Root River Bridge

From South Bank

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2013

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BH Photo #271132

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Root River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Houston County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.77685, -91.29730   (decimal degrees)
43°46'37" N, 91°17'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/637023/4848497 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Crescent
Inventory number
BH 51400 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 25, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 25, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Soo Line Railroad", "I&M Rail Link"
  • November 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad"

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