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CGW/MILW - Dexter Crossing

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over former Milwaukee Road on former Chicago Great Western, later CNW RR
Location
Mower County, Minnesota
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned 1981, removed 1980s
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Dimensions
Total length: 94.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.72617, -92.75777   (decimal degrees)
43°43'34" N, 92°45'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/519509/4841488 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2018: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com

Comments 

CGW/MILW - Dexter Crossing
Posted January 17, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thank you,John.That's the bridge I was talking about.

CGW/MILW - Dexter Crossing
Posted January 17, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

George,

I think you’re thinking about this bridge:

http://bridgehunter.com/mn/mower/cedar-river-railroad/

CGW/MILW - Dexter Crossing
Posted January 16, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Greg,is that abandoned bridge over Ramsey Mill Pond a part of this rail line I see?I followed the abandoned rail line and saw it.

CGW/MILW - Dexter Crossing
Posted January 16, 2020, by greg L morrill (gregmorrill2 [at] aol [dot] com)

I believe were talking about Renova, mn, (cgw). I have a photo of the north local, on that bridge, overlooking the old Milwaukee right-of-way, I was the conductor on this job. Had engineer stop the caboose hop, for the pose.