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UP - Buffalo Lake Trestle

Photos 

East Approach Span

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2009

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BH Photo #148057

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss Swing bridge over Fox River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Packwaukee, Marquette County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Milwaukee, Sparta & Northwestern Railway (MS&NW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 205.0 ft.
Total length: 1,005.0 ft.
Also called
Endeavor Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.74780, -89.47450   (decimal degrees)
43°44'52" N, 89°28'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/300767/4846838 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Endeavor
Inventory number
BH 43532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 27, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 8, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 24, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Douglas Butler
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com