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MILW - Eagle's Nest Trestle

Photo 

From a MILW advertisement

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #396159

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Sixteenmile Creek on Francis Road (Formerly Milwaukee Road)
Location
Gallatin County, Montana
Status
Open to private traffic only.
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.17980, -111.05696   (decimal degrees)
46°10'47" N, 111°03'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/495604/5114026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Francis
Inventory number
BH 59543 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Noted that the bridge is open to private traffic only.
  • February 4, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

MILW - Eagles Nest Trestle
Posted May 23, 2015, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The right of way is now owned by:

Climbing Arrow Ranch

2525 FAIRWAY DR

BOZEMAN, MT 59715-5862

I think one would honor their wishes and contact them before entering their land.

MILW - Eagles Nest Trestle
Posted May 21, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Of course you will have to wait three days for the nearest police officer to complete the drive to this bridge...

MILW - Eagles Nest Trestle
Posted May 21, 2015, by James Baughn (webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com)

I received this message:

"Your website has incorrect information. The Eagle's Nest Trestle is located on PRIVATE PROPERTY, it is not open to public traffic. Please correct this as we do prosecute."