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UP - Black River Bridge

Photos 

Looking West

Photo taken by Charles Kuehn, December 2001

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BH Photo #344365

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lattice deck truss bridge over Black River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Jackson County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902;
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
Lattice deck truss with deck plate girder approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 610.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32629, -90.81871   (decimal degrees)
44°19'35" N, 90°49'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/673922/4910427 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Black River Falls
Inventory number
BH 56581 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 7, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 10, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • December 23, 2015: New photos from Charles Kuehn
  • June 12, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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