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UP - First Trestle Creek Bridge

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UP First Trestle Creek Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2018

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BH Photo #421662

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Description 

One of several mainline bridges that was initially built in the 1890s, and rebuilt with new floorbeams in 1911 for a second track.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over First Trestle Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901, Widened 1911
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois (Initial Construction)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 58.0 ft.
Total length: 58.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #224
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.68024, -91.13481   (decimal degrees)
44°40'49" N, 91°08'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/647821/4949122 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Augusta West
Inventory number
BH 80326 (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: Added by John Marvig

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