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Northern Pacific Railroad Overhead Bridge, Spanning Burlington Northern Railroad, Mandan, Morton County, ND

Northern Pacific Railroad Overhead Bridge, Spanning Burlington Northern Railroad, Mandan, Morton County, ND

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Summary

This structure was relocated in 1991.
Significance: The Burlington Northern Railroad Overhead Bridge was a two-span and the only skewed, steel, Warren through truss bridge in North Dakota. Construction was funded by emergency Federal funds during the Great Depression as a make-work project.
Survey number: HAER ND-6
Building/structure dates: 1933 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1991 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Clinton Bridge Works
North Dakota Highway Commission
Frahm, H C
Rue, Milton L
Northern Pacific Railroad
Wanzek Construction Company, Inc.
Corona, Julie, transmitter
National Dakota State Historic Preservation Office, sponsor
North Dakota Department of Transportation, sponsor
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Location

Mandan (N.D.)46.82666, -100.88958
Google Map of 46.8266603, -100.8895761
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