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DM&IR/NSSR Overpass

Photo 

Soo locomotive # 2719 pulling a passenger train from Two Harbors returning to Duluth.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Aug. 2009

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BH Photo #274410

Map 

Description 

The bridge originally carried the Duluth, Mesabi and Iron Range Railroad, it's now the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad. It crosses the North Shore Scenic Railroad, which was a branch of the DM&IR railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over NSSR on D&IR railroad
Location
Two Harbors, Lake County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway (DMIR)
- North Shore Scenic Railroad (NSSR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.01535, -91.70075   (decimal degrees)
47°00'55" N, 91°42'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/598747/5207689 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Two Harbors
Inventory number
BH 59730 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2014: Added by Jim Allen

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