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LSI - Dead River Bridge (1896)

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Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Dead River on Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad
Location
Marquette County, Michigan
History
Built 1896; replaced 1916
Railroad
- Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad (LSI)
Design
(1)96', 6-panel, riveted Warren deck truss with alternating verticals
8 deck plate girder spans of 30' and 45'
180' of wooden trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.0 ft.
Total length: 576.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.54636, -87.50344   (decimal degrees)
46°32'47" N, 87°30'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/461403/5154877 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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