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BNSF - Bridge #23.17

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BNSF Bridge #23.17

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2020

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BH Photo #497076

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Does not show up in a 1918 valuation report, indicating this span is relocated. Original location and installation date presently unknown.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Unnamed Tributary of Forest River on BNSF Railway
Location
Grand Forks County, North Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902, South Approach Rebuilt 2008, North Approach Rebuilt 2018
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 171.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.19264, -97.32631   (decimal degrees)
48°11'34" N, 97°19'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/624382/5339065 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90289 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: Added relocation information
  • May 2, 2021: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 15, 2020: New Street View added by John Marvig

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