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BNSF - Powder River Bridge

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BNSF - Powder River Bridge

View from the south

Photo taken by David Jones in November 2015

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BH Photo #366333

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Powder River on BNSF Railway
Location
Prairie County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921, Outer Deck Girders added 1925
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 664.0 ft.
Also called
NP - Powder River Bridge
BN - Powder River Bridge
NP Bridge #157
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.73763, -105.42927   (decimal degrees)
46°44'15" N, 105°25'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/467204/5176097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zero
Inventory number
BH 65748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from NP Bridge Book
  • October 2, 2016: New photos from David Jones

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