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MRL - Yellowstone River Bridge

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Yellowstone River RR Bridge

View from the northeast

Photo taken by David Jones in May 2016

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BH Photo #438783

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss Bridge over Yellowstone River on Montana Rail Link
Location
Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana
Status
In use
History
Built 1922
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 488.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.79575, -108.46983   (decimal degrees)
45°47'45" N, 108°28'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/696635/5074467 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 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
  • June 5, 2018: Added by John Bernhisel

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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

Comments 

Yellowstone River Railroad Bridge
Posted June 5, 2018, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Flagged as a duplicate

Yellowstone River Railroad Bridge
Posted June 5, 2018, by Anonymous

Might be more effective to actually say it is a duplicate of

https://bridgehunter.com/mt/yellowstone/bh72418/

Yellowstone River Railroad Bridge
Posted June 5, 2018, by Anonymous