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Bergland-Sidnaw Rail Trail - Agate Falls Bridge

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Agate Falls Railroad Trestle

Old railroad trestle on the former Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic City Railroad in Ontonagon County, Michigan. The bridge is located over Agate Falls on the Ontonagon River.

Photo taken August 2011 by Flickr user cmh2315fl

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #236406

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Ontonagon River on Bergland to Sidnaw Rail Trail
Location
Ontonagon County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists/snowmobiles
History
Built 1900 by the American Bridge Company.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Lassig Branch in Chicago, Illinois)
Railroads
- Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSSA)
- Rail-to-trail
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 425.0 ft.
Also called
DSA - Agate Falls Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.48063, -89.09040   (decimal degrees)
46°28'50" N, 89°05'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/339544/5149574 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Trout Creek
Inventory number
BH 53031 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected builder
  • July 30, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Luke