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UP - Wiscona Rail Crossing Bridge #3

Photos 

Fairfield Crossing Bridge #3

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2014

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BH Photo #285488

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Local Trail on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1907, Widened 1911
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. (TMER&L; TM)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. (TMER&T)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #1612 1/2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.12862, -87.94572   (decimal degrees)
43°07'43" N, 87°56'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/423076/4775532 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thiensville
Inventory number
BH 61368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • September 29, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • June 15, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 14, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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