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CNW - Fort McCoy Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Matt Holman

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BH Photo #237569

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned quadrangular lattice through truss bridge on abandoned C&NW over CP Railway
Location
Monroe County, Wisconsin
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1911
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
62' Deck Plate Girder
189' Skewed Quadrangular lattice through truss
66' Deck Plate Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 189.0 ft.
Total length: 317.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.97773, -90.73736   (decimal degrees)
43°58'40" N, 90°44'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/681474/4871887 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
City Rock
Inventory number
BH 51726 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 14, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 13, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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