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Gunflint narrows trestle bridge

Photo 

Narrows bridge

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License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #503183

Description 

Built in 1892 for the PAD&W RR. it was used to haul passengers and freight from Ontario to Minnesota and to the Paulson Mine.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over The gunflint narrows on Railroad
Location
Cook County, Minnesota
Status
Demolished in 1920
History
Built in 1892
Dimensions
Total length: 400.0 ft.
Also called
Milepost 85.8
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.09844, -90.76140   (decimal degrees)
48°05'54" N, 90°45'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/666667/5329665 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2021: Updated by Haddon Taylor: updated the history