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ELS - Kingsford Bridge

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Kingsford Rail Bridge

Overview. Poor sun angles made for less than favorable photos of this magnificent structure.

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2016

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BH Photo #350912

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Menominee River on Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad
Location
Marinette County, Wisconsin, and Dickinson County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (ELS)
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 207.0 ft.
Total length: 357.0 ft.
Also called
MILW - Kingsford Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.78040, -88.05717   (decimal degrees)
45°46'49" N, 88°03'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/417818/5070192 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67533 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 11, 2015: Added by Luke

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