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CGW - Zumbro River Bridge

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Postcard provided by Oliver Hammond

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Whipple through truss bridge over Zumbro River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Location
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota
Status
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883; Replaced 1908
Railroad
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.01995, -92.46155   (decimal degrees)
44°01'12" N, 92°27'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/543155/4874229 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester
Inventory number
BH 52701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed from a Pratt to a Whipple truss.
  • November 11, 2012: New photos from Luke Harden
  • June 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Skewed", "Chicago Great Western Railway"

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