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Wisconsin Dells Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Keith Schmidt

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BH Photo #243209

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Wisconsin River;Broadway Street (WI 13/WI 16/WI 23) on Canadian Pacific Railway & Removed highway in Wisconsin Dells
Location
Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin, and Sauk County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903; Approaches added 1956
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 470.5 ft.
Also called
Kilbourne Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.62806, -89.77888   (decimal degrees)
43°37'41" N, 89°46'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/275814/4834316 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wisconsin Dells North
Inventory number
BH 34655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
19,210

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added approach design
  • March 27, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 17, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added link to a August 6, 1950 Kodachrome slide showing the road deck in place
  • June 14, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name to historic name
  • December 7, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Rail-and-Road"
  • November 18, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 17, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Moved everything from redundant listing to this one with NBI data.

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