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Paragon Bridge

Photos 

View Looking Northeast, 3/4 Elevation From West Bank

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #223712

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