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Fabyan Trestle Bridge

Battle River Railway Trestle

Fabyan Trestle Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): C. Hanchey, CC BY-NC 2.0, flickr.com/photos/21953562@N07/

Bridge Documented: May 23, 2015

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Canadian National) Over Battle River
Location
Rural: Wainwright District, Alberta: Canada
Structure Type
Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1908 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
155 Feet (47 Meters)
Structure Length
2,775 Feet (846 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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At the time it was built, the 195 ft high, 2,775 ft long Battle River Trestle was the longest steel trestle in Canada, a record it only held for one year until the Lethbridge Viaduct was completed in 1909. Main span length given is a very rough estimate.

 

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