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CNW - Bay City Creek Stone Arch

Photos 

Abandoned Bay City Creek Arch

On Top of Structure

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2016

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BH Photo #374260

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Bay City Creek on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin
Status
Abandoned and collapsing due to undermined abutments
History
Built 1893, Failed 1946
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railway (MLS&W)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #1318 1/2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.59120, -90.87018   (decimal degrees)
46°35'28" N, 90°52'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/663149/5161940 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashland East
Inventory number
BH 66153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added faliure date
  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives
  • December 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 21, 2015: Added by Luke

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