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BNSF - Old US-12 Bridge

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BNSF Old US-12 Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2013

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BH Photo #269232

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Description 

Bridge once crossed US-12, now across a field from the nearest road. Can be accessed legally through field.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Abandoned US-12 Alignment on BNSF Railway
Location
Wright County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927, Road Re-aligned 1997, road later abandoned
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Also called
BN US-12 Overpass
GN US-12 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.06414, -93.88141   (decimal degrees)
45°03'51" N, 93°52'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/430609/4990452 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly
Inventory number
BH 58561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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