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BNSF - Clark's Fork Bridge

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in May 2018

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BH Photo #428682

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Description 

I drove on a dirt road to take photo. I didnít realize I had crossed onto a private road. I thought I was on an access road for the train bridge. Was confronted very angrily by farm owner. I apologized profuselily but he never calmed down. Got out of there quickly.

Facts 

Overview
Through plate girder Bridge over Clark's Fork of the Yellowstone River on BNSF Railway
Location
Carbon County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 340.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.34378, -108.90768   (decimal degrees)
45°20'38" N, 108°54'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/663917/5023270 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • May 26, 2019: New photos from David Jones
  • May 26, 2018: Added by John Bernhisel

Sources 

  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com