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UP - Drainage Bridge

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M&STL Bridge #31

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2012

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BH Photo #240813

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Drainage Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1948 for the M&STL, replacing an older trestle
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Interesting 3 span I-Beam supported by cross I-beams running over concrete pilings.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 34.0 ft.
Also called
M&STL - Drainage Bridge
M&STL - Bridge #31
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.67519, -93.62724   (decimal degrees)
44°40'31" N, 93°37'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450285/4947060 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jordan West
Inventory number
BH 53727 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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