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TCW - Buffalo Creek Bridge

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Hector Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2012

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BH Photo #248960

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Branch of Buffalo Creek on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Location
Hector, Renville County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Twin Cities Western Railroad (TCWR)
Design
Deck plate girder with ballasted deck wooden trestle approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.74343, -94.69459   (decimal degrees)
44°44'36" N, 94°41'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/365845/4955846 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hector
Inventory number
BH 55534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • February 14, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 12, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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