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BNSF - Prairie River Bridge

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BNSF Bridge

Railroad bridge across the Prairie River

Photo taken by Bob Morgan in August 2009

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BH Photo #154875

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Prairie River on BNSF Railway
Location
Coleraine, Itasca County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Warren Deck Truss with Alternating Verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 307.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.22002, -93.47738   (decimal degrees)
47°13'12" N, 93°28'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/463856/5229724 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Prairie
Inventory number
BH 44071 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Build date via John
  • October 12, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "railroad"
  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated truss type
  • February 10, 2010: Added by Bob Morgan

Sources 

  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Matt Lohry
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com