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CGW/MILW - Dexter Crossing

Map 

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; CMStP&P; CMStP)
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.