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MPLI - Sulphur Lake Bridge

Photos 

Overview with a side order of vegetation

Taken from the present-day US 71/ MN 19 Bridge at Sulphur Lake

Photo taken by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #177502

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Sulphur Lake on Twin Cities and Western Railroad
Location
Morton, Redwood County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
This trestle replaced an 89 span trestle at the same location in 1941
Railroads
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Minnesota Prairie Line (MPLI)
- Twin Cities Western Railroad (TCWR)
Design
Timber trestle bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 536.0 ft.
Also called
M&STL Bridge #54
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54049, -95.00020   (decimal degrees)
44°32'26" N, 95°00'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/341098/4933852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redwood Falls
Inventory number
BH 46155 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Twin Cities Western Railroad", "Railroad"
  • September 20, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • September 13, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com