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MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #7

Photos 

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #4

Looking west

Photo taken by David Jones in May 2016

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BH Photo #353737

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss Bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana Rail Link
Location
Milltown, Missoula County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 167.0 ft.
Total length: 807.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.87368, -113.89537   (decimal degrees)
46°52'25" N, 113°53'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/279365/5195197 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southeast Missoula
Elevation
3258 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 51878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • September 20, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • May 19, 2016: New photo 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

Comments 

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge No. 4
Posted October 17, 2016, by Dennis (dmwierz1 [at] icloud [dot] com)

Correction, the image is captioned "Looking west", which is still incorrect. Should be "Looking north".

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge No. 4
Posted October 17, 2016, by Dennis (dmwierz1 [at] icloud [dot] com)

This overall view cannot be from the west. The bridge runs east-west, and this view is from the south.