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NSSR - Lester River Bridge

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Photo taken by Mark Ryan

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #268193

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Description 

Built in 1944 using at least one relocated span

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Lester River on Railroad (NSSR)
Location
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1944, Using 1896 Approaches
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway (DMIR)
- Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad (DMN)
- North Shore Scenic Railroad (NSSR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.83849, -92.00684   (decimal degrees)
46°50'19" N, 92°00'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/575732/5187695 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Duluth
Inventory number
BH 58372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 11, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 10, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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