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MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #8

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MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge

View from the northeast

Photo taken by David Jones in November 2016

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BH Photo #369772

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Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana Rail Link
Location
Missoula County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 569.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.87123, -113.93181   (decimal degrees)
46°52'16" N, 113°55'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/276579/5195028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southeast Missoula
Elevation
3246 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 51877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • November 10, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • September 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Montana Rail Link"
  • March 25, 2012: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com