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ELS - Michigamme River Bridge

Photos 

You cannot access this wood bridge because a new landowner has barricaded the concrete bridge just east of it over the river.

Photo taken by Ken Draper in Jan. 7 2016

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BH Photo #512609

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Michigamme River on Escanaba and Lake Superior Railroad
Location
Dickinson County, Michigan
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (ELS)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Span length: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 106.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.24611, -88.01315   (decimal degrees)
46°14'46" N, 88°00'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/421898/5121891 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Channing
Inventory number
BH 70056 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2021: New photos from Ken Draper
  • November 19, 2015: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ken Draper