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UP - Cannon River Bridge

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Cannon River High Bridge

From north bank

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2012

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BH Photo #243053

Map 

Description 

Same dimensions as this bridge.

http://bridgehunter.com/mn/steele/bh54506/

But only with a deck plate girder instead. Maybe the bridge was formerly a deck truss?

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cannon River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Rice County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
3 Span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Also called
BCR&N - Cannon River High Bridge
Cannon River High Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32223, -93.26145   (decimal degrees)
44°19'20" N, 93°15'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/479152/4907696 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Faribault
Inventory number
BH 53775 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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