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CN - Rainy River Bridge

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CN - Rainy River Bridge

Replaced Lakes n Wood.com

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in September 2015

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BH Photo #337498

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Rainy River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Baudette, Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901; Replaced 2001
Builders
- Cameron Bros. & Finley (Substructure Subcontractor)
- MacKenzie, Mann & Co., Ltd of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR)
- Duluth, Rainy Lake, & Winnipeg Railway (DRL&W)
- Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway (DWP)
- Minnesota & Ontario Bridge Company Railroad (M&OBC)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
CNoR - Rainy River Bridge
DWP - Rainy River Bridge
DRL&W - Rainy River Bridge
M&OBC - Rainy River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.71927, -94.59183   (decimal degrees)
48°43'09" N, 94°35'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/382918/5397471 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baudette
Inventory number
BH 65716 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 27, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • January 27, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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