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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

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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