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MRL - Phosphate Branch Clark Fork Bridge

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MRL - Phosphate Branch Clark Fork River Bridge

View looking west

Photo taken by David Jones in May 2016

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BH Photo #353785

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Street View 

Description 

Bridge over Clark Fork adjacent to the former NP mainline west of Garrison, MT. NP track charts identify this location as Phosphate Station and list the branch as a line to a Phosphate Mine. The track seems to be abandoned past the small yard on the north side of I-90.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clark Fork on Phosphate Branch Railroad
Location
Powell County, Montana
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
NP - Phosphate Branch Clark Fork Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.55627, -112.87615   (decimal degrees)
46°33'23" N, 112°52'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/356189/5157565 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • February 14, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com