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BN - Phillipsburg Branch Clark Fork Bridge

Photos 

BN Philipsburg Branch Clark Fork Bridge

View looking west

Photo taken by David Jones in April 2016

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BH Photo #353790

Map 

Description 

Through truss bridge at the beginning of the former NP Phillipsburg Branch, out of service since the 1980s. Likely used a truss relocated to this location in 1952.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Clark Fork on BN/NP Phillipsburg Branch
Location
Drummond, Granite County, Montana
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1952
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
NP - Phillipsburg Branch Clark Fork Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.66001, -113.14613   (decimal degrees)
46°39'36" N, 113°08'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/335809/5169620 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Drummond
Inventory number
BH 66016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from NP Bridge Book
  • August 9, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 20, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • February 14, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com