Friday, October 14, 2016

CGW Bridge over Mississippi in St. Paul, MN

(Bridge Hunter, Historic BridgesJohn Weeks III,  3D Satellite)
John Briese posted
Greg Smith added this to Minnesota Railroads page (no photographer info). Too cool not to be here...where it belongs.
I did not know that CGW went to St. Paul until I saw this posting. Furthermore, this is a CGW route that C&NW did not tear up when it bought CGW because UP now owns it. The "rrCGW" label violates my naming convention because I can't find a CGW route into St. Paul in my 1928 RR Atlas. But since this was posted in a CGW Facebook group and since Bridge Hunter lists CGW as the first owner and Historic Bridges still titles it as a CGW bridge, I'll go with the rrCGW label.

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