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DM&E - Cottonwood River Bridge

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DM&E Cottonwood River Bridge (W)

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2018

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BH Photo #425509

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Lamberton, Redwood County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Quadrangular Warren (Deck Plate Girder Triangular Lattice Through Truss) through truss bridge with A-frame portal bracing and a 30 skew. Approaches are trestle with 2 deck plate girder spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 746.0 ft.
Skew angle
30 degrees
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
CNW - Cottonwood River Bridge
C&NW Bridge #526
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.23166, -95.21401   (decimal degrees)
44°13'54" N, 95°12'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/323184/4899986 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sanborn
Inventory number
BH 49709 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 22, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • September 22, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com