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DM&IR/NSSR Overpass

Photo 

Soo locomotive # 2719 pulling a passenger train from Two Harbors returning to Duluth.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Aug. 2009

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BH Photo #274410

Description 

The bridge originally carried the Duluth, Mesabi and Iron Range Railroad, it's now the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad. It crosses the North Shore Scenic Railroad, which was a branch of the DM&IR railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over North Shore Scenic Railroad on Canadian National Railway
Location
Two Harbors, Lake County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway (DMIR)
- North Shore Scenic Railroad (NSSR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 115.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.01535, -91.70075   (decimal degrees)
47°00'55" N, 91°42'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/598747/5207689 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Two Harbors
Inventory number
BH 59730 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2014: Added by Jim Allen

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