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CP - Black River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Connell

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BH Photo #236363

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bascule bridge over Black River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2004
Builder
- Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc. of Plain, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 187.0 ft.
Total length: 890.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.83245, -91.25870   (decimal degrees)
43°49'57" N, 91°15'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/640000/4854737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Crescent
Inventory number
BH 53004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 12, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 4, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 23, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 24, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • July 27, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

CP Black River Bridge
Posted July 27, 2012, by John Marvig (johnmarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

Yeah I guess you are right. Here is a page on the bridge.

http://www.johnweeks.com/river_mississippi/pagesA/umissAR07....

CP Black River Bridge
Posted July 27, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

The bascule span was added in 2004

CP Black River Bridge
Posted July 27, 2012, by John Marvig (Johnnarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

It's actually a bascule lift span. I believe it was added 2002 to replace an old swing span.