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UP - Straight River Bridge #8

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Union Pacific Straight River Bridge #8

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2012

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BH Photo #243084

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Straight River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.28382, -93.26400   (decimal degrees)
44°17'02" N, 93°15'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478935/4903430 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Faribault
Inventory number
BH 54528 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • November 18, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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