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MILW - Pile-Pontoon Bridge (Original)

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Photo taken by Henry Peter Bosse

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Overview
Lost Pontoon bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Marquette, Clayton County, Iowa, and Crawford County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1874; Replaced 1913
Builder
- John Lawler of Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
2 Pontoons
2 Uncovered wood howe through trusses
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04514, -91.17701   (decimal degrees)
43°02'42" N, 91°10'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/648482/4767439 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2016: Added by Luke

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