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C&NW - Diamond Creek High Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Charles Kuehn, August 2000

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BH Photo #344381

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Diampnd Creek on Local Trail (Former C&NW Railway)
Location
Bayfield County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1889
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
3 Double-intersection Warren deck trusses supported on steel towers (with Deck Girders between), deck girders on towers approaching one end and wooden trestle on the other
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 595.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.37151, -91.11413   (decimal degrees)
46°22'17" N, 91°06'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/645046/5137054 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand View
Inventory number
BH 62296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 23, 2015: New photos from Charles Kuehn
  • August 5, 2014: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Charles Kuehn