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CNW - Winona Swing Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by Jason Smith

Enlarge

BH Photo #177090

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Former Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Location
Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, and Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Status
Mostly Removed
History
Swing Span built 1899, approaches replaced in 1928, abandoned and mostly removed 1977
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 356.0 ft.
Total length: 2,735.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Also called
CNW - Mississippi River Bridge (Winona)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.06201, -91.63594   (decimal degrees)
44°03'43" N, 91°38'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/609248/4879664 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winona West
Inventory number
BH 46138 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • August 27, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 12, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • May 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Navigable waterway"
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "railroad"
  • September 12, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

CNW - Mississippi River Bridge (Winona)
Posted December 29, 2015, by Charles Kuehn

Removed deck plate girder sections stored at this location near Minnesota City: N 44.09788 W 91.77589