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CN - Main Street Overpass

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North Elevation

This right-of-way is a very busy stretch of track. It splits just to the west of this location with the main line crossing the Chippewa River. A branch line that runs from the split, south to Eau Claire, and is a candidate for Rails-to-trail.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2009

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BH Photo #142464

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on Canadian National Railway (formerly Soo Line Railroad) in Chippewa Falls
Location
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.92861, -91.39284   (decimal degrees)
44°55'43" N, 91°23'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/626826/4976276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chippewa Falls
Inventory number
BH 42997 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
7,940

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 11, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net