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Glacial River Trail - Rock River Bridge (Fort Atkinson)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2016

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BH Photo #356447

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Rock River on Glacial River Trail
Location
Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1900
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Rock River Bridge (Fort Atkinson)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.92886, -88.83963   (decimal degrees)
42°55'44" N, 88°50'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/349880/4754556 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64162 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2016: Updated by Steve Conro: Pics and builder info
  • December 28, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • November 19, 2014: New Street View added by John Marvig

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