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UP - Straight River Bridge #2

Photos 

Union Pacific Straight River Bridge #8

from south bank

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2011

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BH Photo #243378

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Straight River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
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 Spans Deck Plate Girder, resting on Stone piers and abutments.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.05208, -93.23839   (decimal degrees)
44°03'07" N, 93°14'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/480903/4877685 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Owatonna
Inventory number
BH 50898 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • November 20, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "railroad"
  • January 11, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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