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MILW - Ninemile-Soudan Viaduct

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MILW - Ninemile - Soudan Viaduct

Photo taken by David Jones in May 2016

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BH Photo #353732

Description 

Deck girder bridge with arch approaches over what used to be US 10, which in turn crosses Ninemile Creek on a lower bridge. Removed at some point following abandonment in 1980.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Ninemile Creek & Former US 10 on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Missoula County, Montana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1908
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
MILW - Ninemile Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.02938, -114.39348   (decimal degrees)
47°01'46" N, 114°23'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/698048/5211726 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alberton
Inventory number
BH 66367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,653)
Built 1908 (786)
Built during 1900s (7,635)
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (1,108)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,258)
Deck arch (11,890)
Deck girder (6,303)
Girder (11,169)
Lost (28,465)
Missoula County, Montana (44)
Montana (843)
Plate girder (8,724)
Railroad (16,456)
US 10 (21)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2020: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • May 19, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • March 1, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Flickr - Image
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com