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CNW - Straight River Bridge (Old)

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Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Straight River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882, Replaced 1919; Possibly reused at another location
Builder
- Leighton Bridge & Iron Works of Rochester, New York
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 127.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #216
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.09056, -93.22921   (decimal degrees)
44°05'26" N, 93°13'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481651/4881957 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2018: New photo from John Marvig

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