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UP - Sand Creek Bridge #8

Photos 

UP Sand Creek Bridge #8

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2011

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BH Photo #240891

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Sand Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1944 replacing a long deck plate girder
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Also called
M&STL - Sand Creek Bridge #8
M&STL - Bridge #33
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.66253, -93.62917   (decimal degrees)
44°39'45" N, 93°37'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450121/4945655 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jordan West
Inventory number
BH 53729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 3, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 2, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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