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TMER&L - Root River Bridge

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Photo taken by MKE_railscenes

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Root River on Access Road(?)
Location
Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Removed
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Interurban
- Milwaukee Light, Heat & Traction Co. (MLH&T)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. (TMER&L; TM)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. (TMER&T)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
MLH&T - Root River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.95665, -88.03848   (decimal degrees)
42°57'24" N, 88°02'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/415295/4756523 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hales Corners
Inventory number
BH 67073 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2017: Updated by Luke: Demolished November 9th, 2017
  • April 17, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

TMER&L - Root River Bridge
Posted December 30, 2017, by chris barney (christopher [dot] n [dot] barney)

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TMER&L - Root River Bridge
Posted December 30, 2017, by Chris Barney (christopher [dot] n [dot] barney)

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TMER&L - Root River Bridge
Posted December 30, 2017, by Anonymous

This bridge was razed on November 9, 2017. Pre-and-post razing photos to follow

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TMER&L - Root River Bridge
Posted August 5, 2016, by Anonymous

This bridge was built 1905 by the MHI&T Co. It can be reached from Layton Ave., on to Root River Parkway going south to the high tenion power lines. You can see the embankment for the row to the west.