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BNSF - Ball Club River Bridge

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Street View 

Description 

Information comes from Great Northern Bridge Records at Minnesota Historical Society

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Ball Club River on BNSF Railway
Location
Itasca County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Deck plate girder with swing span (non-functional?)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 256.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.33165, -93.89241   (decimal degrees)
47°19'54" N, 93°53'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/432574/5242406 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ball Club
Inventory number
BH 77822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,506)
Built 1908 (711)
Built during 1900s (7,224)
Deck girder (5,742)
Girder (10,231)
Great Northern Railway (360)
Have street view (26,931)
Itasca County, Minnesota (15)
Minnesota (1,517)
Movable (2,970)
Open (39,882)
Owned by railroad (12,414)
Plate girder (7,920)
Railroad (15,410)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,219)
Swing (1,453)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,224)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • July 4, 2017: New Street View added by James Baughn

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