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DM&E - Straight River Bridge

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DM&E Straight River Bridge

With one boot in the Straight river...

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2012

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BH Photo #243312

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Straight River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
2 span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.09065, -93.22899   (decimal degrees)
44°05'26" N, 93°13'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481668/4881967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Owatonna
Inventory number
BH 54545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 5, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • November 20, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 18, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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