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DM&E - US14 Overpass

Photos 

Looking Southwest

There is an ever changing, yet constant coating of graffiti from the local Dover - Eyota High School senior class.

Photo taken by Nate Ahrensfeld in May 2010

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BH Photo #165893

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over US Highway 14 on DM&E Railroad
Location
Olmsted County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Also called
Eyota Train Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.99861, -92.29028   (decimal degrees)
43°59'55" N, 92°17'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/556902/4871963 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marion
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
7,500
Inventory numbers
MN 4909 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 45017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 1999)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • November 5, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: added builder
  • November 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • May 19, 2010: New photos from Nate Ahrensfeld
  • April 24, 2010: Added by Nate Ahrensfeld

Sources 

  • Nate Ahrensfeld
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Eyota Train Trestle
Posted December 11, 2011, by John Marvig (johnmarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

Theres a big stone tunnel right next to this bridge...