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UP - Wolf Creek Bridge

Photos 

Wolf Creek Tunnel

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2012

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BH Photo #240975

Map 

Description 

Built as part of an agreement by Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad to use the Milwaukee Road tracks to St. Paul

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Wolf Creek on Railroad
Location
Rice County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.41405, -93.22670   (decimal degrees)
44°24'51" N, 93°13'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481951/4917886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northfield
Inventory number
BH 53757 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date
  • March 14, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Stone-and-Brick Arch"
  • October 4, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 3, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 3, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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