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ELS - Outlet Bridge

Photos 

Looking East

The rolling stock on the tracks is in storage. The west timber approach span is also visible.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson

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BH Photo #229717

Map 

Description 

The bridge spans a small river cryptically known as (and marked on all maps as) "The Outlet". It drains Lake Noquebay into the Peshtigo River.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over "The Outlet" on CN Railroad
Location
Marinette County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (ELS)
Design
Riveted pony plate girder main span with timber stringer approach spans
Also called
"The Outlet" Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.21446, -87.95424   (decimal degrees)
45°12'52" N, 87°57'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425072/5007217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loomis
Inventory number
BH 52045 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2012: Added by Robert Thompson

Comments 

ELS - Outlet Bridge
Posted September 24, 2018, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is listed in a 1959 track chart as being a "secondhand" girder.