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BNSF - Big Horn River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Bernhisel in March 2018

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BH Photo #418917

Map 

Description 

Crossing of the Big Horn river. Small island sits in the middle of the river.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Horn River on BNSF Railroad
Location
Big Horn County, Wyoming
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Big Horn Railroad Bridge near Manderson
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.27458, -107.97887   (decimal degrees)
44°16'28" N, 107°58'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/262273/4906686 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manderson
Inventory number
BH 57973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2018: Updated by J.P.: added builder based on plaque.
  • March 3, 2018: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • September 12, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Railroad", "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com