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BNSF - Nemadji River Bridge (Saunders)

Photos 

Stilted Bridge

Max Medlin, February 2011

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BH Photo #225869

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Nemadji River on BNSF Railway
Location
Saunders, Douglas County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899. Approached rebuilt 1906, lengthened 1912, West Approach Rebuilt 2009
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 1,738.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.64035, -92.09703   (decimal degrees)
46°38'25" N, 92°05'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/569107/5165594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Superior
Inventory number
BH 50192 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 8, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info from GN archive via John
  • October 10, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Whoops nevermind..
  • February 10, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Illinois Central Railroad"
  • February 23, 2012: New photo from Daniel Hopkins
  • November 20, 2011: Updated by Matt Lohry: Corrected bridge design--This is actually a Warren deck truss.
  • November 14, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

BNSF Nemadji River Bridge (Saunders)
Posted January 29, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The CN bridge is downstream from this bridge.

BNSF Nemadji River Bridge (Saunders)
Posted January 29, 2014, by jim ball (rails777 [at] msn [dot] com)

I think this bridge is actually the CN railway, former DMIR, this line crosses under the BNSF slightly to the north.

Thanks!