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Soo Line - Sauk River Bridge

Photo 

Soo Line Sauk River Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2012

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BH Photo #229266

Map 

Description 

1 Deck Truss Span with trestle approaches on both sides

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Sauk River on Abandoned Soo Line
Location
New Munich, Stearns County, Minnesota
Status
Abandoned
Future prospects
Awaiting Trail Development
History
Built 1909 by Soo Line
Railroad
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.62405, -94.76112   (decimal degrees)
45°37'27" N, 94°45'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/362712/5053786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greenwald
Inventory number
BH 51999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,339)
Beam (14,378)
Built 1909 (720)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
Deck truss (1,605)
Minnesota (1,432)
New Munich, Minnesota (1)
Owned by county (20,054)
Railroad (14,369)
Riveted (2,052)
Soo Line Railroad (282)
Stearns County, Minnesota (31)
Timber stringer (3,706)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,060)
Truss (31,236)
Warren deck truss (577)
Warren truss (6,251)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Riveted", "railroad"
  • April 8, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

Soo Line Sauk River Bridge
Posted April 8, 2012, by Anonymous

I believe you are meaning the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad, as opposed to the actual soo line, which didn't exist until 1961, correct?