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MRL - Greenhorn Creek Trestle

Photo 

Greenhorn Trestle

Westbound Northern Pacific Mainstreeter crossing Greenhorn Trestle in the early 1950's

Photo taken by Russell C. Johnson

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BH Photo #501717

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Greenhorn 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 Railroad (NP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 580.0 ft.
Also called
MRL - Skyline Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.65971, -112.28130   (decimal degrees)
46°39'35" N, 112°16'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/401972/5168147 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2021: New photo from Carl Johnson
  • 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 1994
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com