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DM&IR Ore Dock #5 Viaduct

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Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Description 

If you count the 2,304 ore dock itself as part of the bridge, the total length of the structure is 7,599.4ft.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned girder bridge over Grand Avenue, Carlton Street, South Michigan Street, & Interstate 35 on Duluth, Missabe, & Iron Range Railroad Ore Dock #5
Location
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1913; Section over Interstate 35 reconfigured 1966; Abandoned 1985
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (1913 Fabrication at Gary, Indiana Plant)
- Bates & Rogers Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Contractor)
- F.C. Balyss (Assistant Engineer of the DM&N)
- H.L. Dresser (Chief Engineer of the DM&N)
- Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff Corporation of Kansas City, Kansas (Designer of 1966 Reconfiguration for Interstate 35)
- W.H. Hoyt (Assistant Engineer of the DM&N)
- Whitney Brothers Co. (Piledriving)
Railroads
- Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway (DMIR)
- Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad (DMN)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Total length: 5,248.0 ft. (1.0 mi.)
Also called
DM&N Ore Dock #5 Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.75462, -92.14034   (decimal degrees)
46°45'17" N, 92°08'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/565654/5178254 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
MN 69829 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 82999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2018: New Street View added by Luke

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