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Great River State Trail - La Crosse River Bridge (N)

Photos 

Photo taken by Brad

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BH Photo #239627

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over La Crossse River on Trail
Location
Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1913; Abandoned in the 1970s; Converted to trail ?
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 134.0 ft.
Total length: 134.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #655
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.86078, -91.21007   (decimal degrees)
43°51'39" N, 91°12'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643842/4857967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Crosse
Inventory number
BH 53003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from C&NW Bridge Records
  • March 10, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • November 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • September 19, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Railroad"
  • July 27, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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