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UP - Diamond Valley Creek Bridge

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UP Diamond Valley Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2018

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BH Photo #421652

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Diamond Valley Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899, Widened 1908
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
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #218
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.66776, -91.10533   (decimal degrees)
44°40'04" N, 91°06'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/650190/4947789 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Augusta East
Inventory number
BH 80325 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • April 8, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 2, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 2, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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UP - Diamond Valley Creek Bridge
Posted April 8, 2018, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Quite a unique bridge. According to blueprints, the bridge was originally built in 1908, but the bridge was rebuilt and widened in 1912, hence the center girder being larger.