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NP - Boix de Sioux River Bridge

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Description 

Spans relocated from Bridge #160 over Wing River at Verndale, Minnesota (fabricated 1898) and Bridge #198 over Dixon Creek near Shirley, Montana (fabricated 1899). Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Boix de Sioux River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Whapeton, Wilkin County, Minnesota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1921 using secondhand spans
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
2-50' Deck plate girder spans (built 1898 and 1899)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 307.0 ft.
Also called
NP Bridge #74
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.25840, -96.59382   (decimal degrees)
46°15'30" N, 96°35'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/685444/5125572 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88007 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2020: Added by John Marvig

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