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WN - Chetek River Bridge

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Chetek Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2016

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BH Photo #353259

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Chetek River on Wisconsin Northern Railroad
Location
Chetek, Barron County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Progressive Rail Inc (PGR)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Wisconsin Northern Railroad
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 177.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.30810, -91.64874   (decimal degrees)
45°18'29" N, 91°38'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605927/5018065 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72113 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 6, 2016: Added by John Marvig

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