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UP - Straight River Bridge #7

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Union Pacific Straight River Bridge #7

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2012

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BH Photo #243153

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Straight River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
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 (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
3 span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Bridge #2979
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.27343, -93.24554   (decimal degrees)
44°16'24" N, 93°14'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/480404/4902272 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cannon City
Inventory number
BH 54529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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