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MRL - Austin Creek Trestle

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MRL - Austin Creek Trestle

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Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Austin Creek on MRL RR
Location
Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896, Strengthened 1926
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 494.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.64681, -112.30159   (decimal degrees)
46°38'49" N, 112°18'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/400396/5166739 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88073 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • February 4, 2020: Added by Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Flickr - Mike Danneman photo from 1996
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com