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MILW - Portage Canal Bridge (Old)

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Portage Canal on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Old Portage Line
Location
Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin
Status
No longer exists
History
Removed 1907
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Deck plate girder swing
Also called
Old Line Railroad bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.54512, -89.44518   (decimal degrees)
43°32'42" N, 89°26'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/302465/4824257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portage
Inventory number
BH 78426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2018: Updated by Luke: Corrected info; Noted builder
  • September 21, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 14, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

MILW - Portage Canal Bridge (Old)
Posted May 19, 2018, by Robert Thompson (rkt [dot] engineering [at] gmail [dot] com)