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Fox River Trail - East River Bridge

Photos 

Matt Bourke July 2016

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BH Photo #358630

Map 

Description 

This bridge is a former Milwaukee Road structure located roughly 3.5 miles South of De Pere. After the Green Bay-Greenleaf portion of the railroad was abandoned in the early 2000s, the bridge was left in place and now carries the Fox River State Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge carrying the Fox River State Trail (ex Milw Road) over the East River
Location
Brown County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.39392, -88.07291   (decimal degrees)
44°23'38" N, 88°04'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/414551/4916186 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Pere
Inventory number
BH 72823 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2016: Updated by Matt Bourke: Added categories "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "Rail-to-trail"

Sources 

  • Matt Bourke