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MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #14

Photos 

Photo taken by Garrett Boon in April 2011

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BH Photo #196919

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Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Clark Fork River on MRL
Location
Paradise, Sanders County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Four unit through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 187.0 ft.
Total length: 866.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.38250, -114.80036   (decimal degrees)
47°22'57" N, 114°48'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/666028/5250017 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paradise
Elevation
2484 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • December 9, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • 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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