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Eastbound oil empties from the UP interchange at Kingsgate to the North Dakota Bakken field south of North Portal Sask. has just departed Kipp Yard and is crossing the Lethbridge viaduct over the Oldman River. The bridge is 5327' long and 307' high making it the longest and highest deck trestle in the western hemisphere
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Caption: Eastbound oil empties from the UP interchange at Kingsgate to the North Dakota Bakken field south of North Portal Sask. has just departed Kipp Yard and is crossing the Lethbridge viaduct over the Oldman River. The bridge is 5327' long and 307' high making it the longest and highest deck trestle in the western hemisphere

Photographer:
Bill Hooper [293] (more) (contact)
Date: 10/08/2016 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: NA (search)
Train Symbol: Eastbound coal empties (search)
Subdivision/SNS: MP 109.5 Taber Sub. (search)
City/Town: Lethbridge (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
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Map courtesy of Open Street Map

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3 Comments
  1. You been watching the Brier? It’s in Lethbridge this year; they’ve featured the bridge in a tourism commercial that has been running during games.

  2. Is this a bridge or a trestle?

  3. Joe: It is a Trestle style Bridge

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