Northern Pacific Railroad Overhead Bridge, Spanning Burlington Northern Railroad, Mandan, Morton County, ND
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Spanning Burlington Northern Railroad, Mandan, ND
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER ND-6
Building/structure dates: 1933 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1991 subsequent work
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.
Clinton Bridge Works
North Dakota Highway Commission
Frahm, H. C.
Rue, Milton L.
Good, Kent N., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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