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BNSF - Bighorn River Bridge

Photos 

Distant Elevation

These pics were taken from the deck of the Bighorn River Highway Bridge.

Photo taken in 1991 by Matthew Lohry

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BH Photo #155464

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Bighorn River on BNSF Railroad
Location
Yellowstone County, Montana, and Treasure County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 475.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.14993, -107.47291   (decimal degrees)
46°08'60" N, 107°28'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/309036/5113678 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bighorn
Inventory number
BH 44165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • November 23, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder info from imagery posted earlier today by David Jones
  • November 22, 2018: New photos from David Jones
  • July 18, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • February 17, 2010: Added by Matthew Lohry

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com