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UP - Straight River Bridge #6

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Union Pacific Straight River Bridge #4

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2012

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BH Photo #243387

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Straight River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Medford, Steele 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
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 176.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.18019, -93.24131   (decimal degrees)
44°10'49" N, 93°14'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/480711/4891914 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Medford East
Inventory number
BH 54541 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 20, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 18, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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