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Mansfield Street Viaduct

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Overview
Lost Bridge over Chicago & Northwestern Railroad and Minneapolis, St. Paul, Sault Ste. Marie (Soo Line) Railroad on Mansfield Street in Ironwood
Location
Ironwood, Gogebic County, Michigan
Status
Removed
History
Built 1922 as a joint venture between the two railroads and City of Ironwood;
Builders
- Albinson Construction Co.
- I.F. Stern (Engineer)
Design
Reinforced Concrete Beam
Albinson Construction Company of Minneapolis submitted a very low bid and later went bakrupt as a result of taking this contract.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 612.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.45890, -90.16345   (decimal degrees)
46°27'32" N, 90°09'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/717813/5148946 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ironwood
Inventory number
BH 37157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER MI-321 - Mansfield Street Viaduct, Spanning railroad right-of-way R47W, T47N, Section 24, Ironwood, Gogebic County, MI