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NSSR - French River Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Jerry Huddleson

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #242434

Description 

Built 1896 as one of five bridges constructed along this line that year.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over French River on Railroad
Location
St. Louis County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway (DMIR)
- Lake Superior Railroad Museum (LSRX)
- North Shore Scenic Railroad (NSSR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
LSRX - French River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.90140, -91.89671   (decimal degrees)
46°54'05" N, 91°53'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/584031/5194797 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
French River
Inventory number
BH 54350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 27, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added builder and build date
  • November 8, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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