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MILW - South Fork Root River Bridge

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Abandoned S. Fork Root River Bridge

Found this little guy while driving by

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2014

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BH Photo #311127

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Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over South Fork Root River on Abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Houston County, Minnesota
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1895 at an unknown location, Moved here after 1920
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.76515, -91.53578   (decimal degrees)
43°45'55" N, 91°32'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/617855/4846830 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Houston
Inventory number
BH 65109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 28, 2014: New Street View added by Luke

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