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Deerfield Bridge, Spanning Judith River, Danvers, Fergus County, MT

Deerfield Bridge, Spanning Judith River, Danvers, Fergus County, MT

 
 
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Summary

Significance: At the turn of the 20th century, the Judith Basin was rapidly becoming one of the most bountiful wheat producing areas in Montana. During the decades that followed, there was a great expansion of rail service and a flurry of bridge building activity for purposes of transporting agricultural produce to markets. Among the larger bridges built during this period was this bridge across the Judith River. It was built near the former community of Deerfield...
Survey number: HAER MT-17
Building/structure dates: 1913 Initial Construction

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Date

1913 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Security Bridge Company
Murphy, Kevin, transmitter
Lowe, Jet, photographer
Quivik, Fredric L, historian
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html