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Milk River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #117888

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber and Steel Combination through truss bridge over Milk River on CR 178
Location
Blaine County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builder
- O.E. Peppard of Missoula, Montana
Design
Timber and Steel Combination Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 172.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.44357, -108.42494   (decimal degrees)
48°26'37" N, 108°25'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/690427/5368806 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coburg
Inventory number
BH 22972 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 29, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated type: This is a steel/wood combination truss, not all-wooden.
  • July 22, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MT-4 - Milk River Bridge at Coberg, Spanning Milk River, Coburg vicinity, Blaine County, MT
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth