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DN - Tounge River Bridge

Photos 

Cavalier Rail Bridge

Looking north

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2020

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BH Photo #479738

Map 

Description 

Built out of a relocated span

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Tounge River on Dakota Northern Railroad
Location
Cavalier, Pembina County, North Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899 by Keystone Bridge Company at an unknown location, later moved here
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Dakota Northern Railroad (DN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.79839, -97.62718   (decimal degrees)
48°47'54" N, 97°37'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/600815/5405952 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90201 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2020: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 15, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added builder and build date
  • August 9, 2020: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

DN - Tounge River Bridge
Posted May 7, 2021, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one also has a shape similar to the post-1910 American Bridge Company plaques. Instead, these are Keystone products. These two also have this shape plaque:

http://bridgehunter.com/mt/cascade/bh58018/

http://bridgehunter.com/il/cook/santa-fe-railroad/