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CP - Red Lake River Bridge

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Thief River Falls Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2015

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BH Photo #320942

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Description 

Original bridge has been replaced by an identical modern bridge

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Red Lake River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
6 span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.11769, -96.17580   (decimal degrees)
48°07'04" N, 96°10'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/710183/5333239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thief River Falls
Inventory number
BH 54603 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: bridge has been replaced by identical modern bridge
  • November 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected waterway
  • November 25, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

CP Thief River Bridge
Posted November 26, 2012, by Don Morrison (bacchus [at] mchsi [dot] com)

This bridge actually crosses the Red Lake River, since the Thief River ended at it's confluence with Red lake River a mile or so upstream.

Thief River Falls is home to Arctic Cat and Digi-key.