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CN - Spalding Rail Bridge

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Spalding Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2016

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BH Photo #350876

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Description 

Information provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss bridge over Big Cedar River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Spalding, Menominee County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Detroit Plant)
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 119.0 ft.
Total length: 119.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #218
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.69477, -87.51484   (decimal degrees)
45°41'41" N, 87°30'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/459916/5060263 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hermansville
Inventory number
BH 49040 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added builder
  • March 30, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 20, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 5, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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