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Paragon Bridge

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Photos 

View Looking Northeast, 3/4 Elevation From West Bank

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on former Milwaukee Road
Location
Custer County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Pinned
Also called
MILW - Paragon Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.36994, -105.93614   (decimal degrees)
46°22'12" N, 105°56'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/427997/5135577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lignite Creek
Inventory number
BH 47879 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • February 23, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • January 22, 2012: HAER photos posted by J.P.
  • January 29, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER MT-15 - Paragon Bridge, Spanning Yellowstone River, Miles City, Custer County, MT
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net