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MSWY - Rock River Bridge

Photos 

Overview of the bridge

Photo taken in 1998 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #111371

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Plate girder bridge over Rock River on Minnesota Southern Railway
Location
Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Minnesota Southern Railway (MSWY)
- Nobles Rock Railroad (NRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.0 ft.
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.65026, -96.19674   (decimal degrees)
43°39'01" N, 96°11'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/726069/4836847 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Luverne
Inventory number
BH 36188 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 9, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 3, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 1, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder + date via John.
  • September 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Minnesota Southern Railway"
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated GPS coordinates
  • February 6, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com