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BNSF - Yellowstone River Bridge

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in May 2018

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BH Photo #428675

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Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on BNSF Railway
Location
Yellowstone County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 469.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.65381, -108.75987   (decimal degrees)
45°39'14" N, 108°45'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/674536/5058024 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 2 S., R. 24 E., Sec. 15
Elevation
3280 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 81693 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 31, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • May 26, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Northern Pacific Railroad"
  • May 26, 2018: Added by John Bernhisel

Sources 

  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs