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CN - Stephenson Rail Bridge

Photos 

Looking northwest

This truss is next to a main street in the small town; visually, it dominates the scene.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in March 2011

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BH Photo #195002

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss bridge over Little Cedar River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Stephenson, Menominee County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
It appears to be similar in design to the railroad bridges in Peshtigo, WI, on the same rail line.
Dimensions
Span length: 116.0 ft.
Total length: 116.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.41223, -87.61060   (decimal degrees)
45°24'44" N, 87°36'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/452221/5028926 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stephenson
Inventory number
BH 48375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 20, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 22, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 6, 2011: Added by Robert Thompson

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