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Abandoned CNW - Kinnickinnic River Bridge

Photos 

Abandoned Kinnickinnic River Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2014

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BH Photo #285591

Map 

Description 

Much is curious about this bridge, such as why it exists and why its missing a span currently.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Kinnickinnic River on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Location
Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1940
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99348, -87.93455   (decimal degrees)
42°59'37" N, 87°56'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/423818/4760515 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greendale
Inventory number
BH 61371 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • June 16, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 14, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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