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MRL - Fish Creek Trestle

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MRL - Fish Creek Trestle

View from the east

Photo taken by David Jones in October 2016

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BH Photo #367549

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Fish Creek on Montana Rail Link
Location
Mineral County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 576.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.00572, -114.69619   (decimal degrees)
47°00'21" N, 114°41'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/675126/5208375 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tarkio
Inventory number
BH 70728 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • October 15, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • February 1, 2016: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

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