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UP - Red Cedar River Bridge

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UP Red Cedar River Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2016

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BH Photo #353006

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Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912 when the second track was added. Replaced older truss bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
1-80' Deck Plate Girder
2-160' Pratt Deck Truss Spans
1-80' Deck Plate Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 480.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.90879, -91.89709   (decimal degrees)
44°54'32" N, 91°53'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/587064/4973409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Menomonie North
Inventory number
BH 52264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 6, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 2, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is a pratt deck truss
  • September 2, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • June 16, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added Builder
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 27, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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