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SOO - Albany Trestle

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Soo Line Albany Bridge

County 157 Spans

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2013

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BH Photo #268796

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Overview
Trestle over I-94, Lake Wobegon Trail, CR 157 on Abandoned Soo Line Brooten Sub
Location
Albany, Stearns County, Minnesota
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1936. Part over I-94 added on 1956. Awaiting future trail development.
Railroads
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 600.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.63153, -94.59331   (decimal degrees)
45°37'53" N, 94°35'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/375810/5054343 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Albany
Inventory numbers
NBI# 111
NBI# 6871
MN 6871 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 47972 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,729)
Albany, Minnesota (2)
Beam (15,922)
Deck girder (5,824)
Girder (10,371)
Great Northern Railway (361)
Have street view (27,131)
Interstate 94 (17)
Minnesota (1,533)
Owned by county (20,943)
Plate girder (8,043)
Preserved (1,199)
Rail-to-trail (1,572)
Railroad (15,664)
Skewed (4,919)
Soo Line Railroad (302)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,127)
Stearns County, Minnesota (32)
Steel stringer (6,330)
Timber stringer (4,073)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,885)
US 52 (38)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • October 20, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • October 20, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "railroad", "Skewed"
  • February 3, 2011: Added by John Marvig

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