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MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #13

Photos 

Photo taken by Garrett Boon in April 2011

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BH Photo #196923

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana RailLink
Location
Sanders County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Three-span Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 187.0 ft.
Total length: 696.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.31622, -114.86669   (decimal degrees)
47°18'58" N, 114°52'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/661223/5242512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quinns Hot Springs
Elevation
2547 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45429 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • April 5, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • March 21, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from NP Bridge Book
  • September 17, 2017: New photos from Garrett Boon
  • August 11, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 5, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Montana Rail Link", "Burlington Northern Railroad", "Northern Pacific Railroad"
  • April 8, 2011: New photos from Garrett Boon
  • May 31, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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