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ELS - Little Peshtigo River Bridge

Photos 

Looking east

Photo taken by Robert Thompson

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BH Photo #221417

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck arch bridge over Little Peshtgo River on Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad
Location
Coleman, Marinette County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (ELS)
Design
Short concrete arch.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.07741, -88.03260   (decimal degrees)
45°04'39" N, 88°01'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/418725/4992068 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coleman
Inventory number
BH 50428 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from photos
  • November 29, 2018: New photo from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • April 22, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad "
  • December 5, 2011: Added by Robert Thompson

Sources 

Comments 

ELS - Little Peshtigo River Bridge
Posted February 21, 2018, by Nancy Hutchinson (wklondike [at] centurylink [dot] net)

This bridge now bears a sign which states "Joseph Brault Memorial Bridge 1824-1888".

Below is a link to Peshtigo Times Newspaper dedication.

http://www.peshtigotimes.net/?id=32829

CN Railroad Little Peshtigo River Bridge
Posted April 22, 2013, by Jim Hanna (jimsjoynt [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The railroad is the E&LS ( Escanaba and Lake Superior ) the tracks the old Milwaukee Road.