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BNSF - Rainbow Falls Bridge

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handsome falls railroad bridge

This photo was taken before the dam was built between the bridge and the waterfall.

Photo by Heyn's Elite Studio, Great Falls, 1902

View this photo at lewis-clark.org

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Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railroad
Location
Cascade County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Builder
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Montana Central Railroad (MC)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Also called
BN - Rainbow Falls Bridge
GN - Rainbow Falls Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.53500, -111.20648   (decimal degrees)
47°32'06" N, 111°12'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/484459/5264639 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67643 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 13, 2016: New Street View added by J.P.
  • May 17, 2015: Added by Roger Deschner

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