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MILW - Old Mississippi River Channel Bridge (Old)

Photo 

From The Railroad Gazette's "English Versus American Bridges", published 1874

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #348686

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Old Channel Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
La Crosse County, Wisconsin, and Houston County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1876; Replaced 1902
Builder
- American Bridge Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 750.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.83467, -91.27653   (decimal degrees)
43°50'05" N, 91°16'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/638561/4854953 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 1, 2015: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke