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Northern Pacific Bridge #95

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Northern Pacific Bridge #95

Swing Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2012

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BH Photo #235408

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss swing bridge over Red River of the North on Former Northern Pacific
Location
Grand Forks, Polk County, Minnesota, and Grand Forks County, North Dakota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1917 with a swing span, removed 2000 due to "flooding issues"
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
6 Spans Trestle
126' Warren Through Truss
213' Warren Through Truss Swing Span
70' Deck Plate Girder
10 Spans Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 213.0 ft.
Total length: 643.0 ft.
Also called
Northern Pacific Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.92758, -97.02962   (decimal degrees)
47°55'39" N, 97°01'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/647184/5310129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Forks
Inventory numbers
NP Bridge #95
BH 52953 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 7, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Northern Pacific Railroad"
  • July 17, 2012: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler