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BNSF - Java Trestle

Photos 

BNSF train at Nimrod trestle Montana

Photo by Loco's Loco Co.

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #314187

Map 

Description 

Bridge has undoubtedly been strengthened, but not replaced, since original construction

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Middle Fork Flathead River & Java Creek on BNSF Hi-Line Subdivision
Location
Flathead County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.0 ft.
Total length: 740.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.24085, -113.57127   (decimal degrees)
48°14'27" N, 113°34'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/309096/5346266 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nimrod
Inventory number
BH 63785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from GN Valuation Information
  • November 2, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 23, 2015: New photos from Charles Kuehn
  • January 20, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • October 23, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Charles Kuehn
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com