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Merrill "No Name" Bridge

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No Name Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2014

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BH Photo #292251

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Description 

Information provided by the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Prairie River on Riverbend Trail
Location
Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Also called
Riverbend Trail - Prairie River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.17859, -89.69101   (decimal degrees)
45°10'43" N, 89°41'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/288567/5006312 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Merrill
Inventory number
BH 62485 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 15, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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