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CN - Bad River Bridge

Photos 

Looking east

Photo taken by Charles Kuehn, June 1996

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BH Photo #344556

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Bad River on Canadian National Railroad
Location
Ashland County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 945.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.45486, -90.67781   (decimal degrees)
46°27'18" N, 90°40'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/678331/5147207 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
High Bridge
Inventory number
BH 41916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,260)
Ashland County, Wisconsin (14)
Beam (12,938)
Built 1914 (738)
Built during 1910s (8,963)
Deck girder (4,777)
Girder (8,553)
Open (37,173)
Owned by railroad (10,395)
Plate girder (6,562)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,099)
Timber stringer (3,439)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,576)
Wisconsin (1,284)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2015: New photos from Charles Kuehn

Sources 

  • Charles Kuehn