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BNSF - Missouri River High Bridge

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Photo taken by Mike Jensen in Fall 2008

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Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway
Location
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, and Morton County, North Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
http://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/bnsf-plan...
History
Built 1905, reusing the piers from an 1882 bridge
Builder
- Ralph Modjeski of Bochnia, Poland (Chief Engineer)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 1,525.0 ft.
Also called
Missouri River High Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.81801, -100.82682   (decimal degrees)
46°49'05" N, 100°49'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/360645/5186560 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bismarck
Inventory number
BH 44455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 6, 2017: Updated by Luke: Doomed (Possibly)
  • March 17, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 25, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
  • August 25, 2016: New photo from Ethan Akerly
  • December 4, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 27, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • April 1, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Ralph Modjeski as Chief Engineer and approximate span length.
  • March 27, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added approach designs
  • March 12, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 10, 2012: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • September 28, 2010: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • March 14, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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Bismarck Railroad Bridge
Posted May 6, 2010, by Mike Jensen (mikejensen [at] hotmail [dot] com)

picture I took in the fall of 2008.