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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 

Description 

Information from 1961 Great Northern bridge records.

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Prairie River on BNSF Railway
Location
Coleraine, Itasca County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899, Reinforced 1929
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