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UP - Spring Creek Bridge

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UP Spring Creek Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2013

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BH Photo #252498

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Spring Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Watonwan County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 during a line change by the Lassig Division of American Bridge Company
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Lassig Branch)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder and trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.04139, -94.45986   (decimal degrees)
44°02'29" N, 94°27'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/383037/4877505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madelia
Inventory number
BH 56009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added (Lassig Branch) to builder to denote that the bridge was built at the Lassig Branch in Chicago.
  • April 13, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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