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MW&S - Washoe Mine Spur Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Bernhisel in July 2020

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BH Photo #476224

Map 

Description 

This is the nearly destroyed remains of an old mine spur bridge over a gulch.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Bear Creek Gulch on Mining cars
Location
Bear Creek, Carbon County, Montana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1909;
Railroad
- Montana, Wyoming & Southern Railroad (MW&S)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.15606, -109.18416   (decimal degrees)
45°09'22" N, 109°11'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/642727/5001890 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89949 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added railroad info
  • July 13, 2020: New photos from John Bernhisel

Sources 

  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

MW&S - Washoe Mine Spur Bridge
Posted July 16, 2020, by John Bernhisel (Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com)

Luke, thanks for the details!! Iím curious if you know more about the history of the bridges in Chance, MT?