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DM&E - Root River Overflow Bridge

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IC&E Root River Overflow Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2013

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BH Photo #271146

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Root River Overflow on Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad
Location
Houston County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928, part of North Approaches rebuilt 1949
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)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.77195, -91.29569   (decimal degrees)
43°46'19" N, 91°17'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/637164/4847956 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Crescent
Inventory number
BH 58874 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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