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Appleton WI Milwaukee Road Swing Bridge

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Milwaukee Road Swing Bridge

Milwaukee Road Swing Bridge. The high-level bridge in the background is the old Memorial Drive bridge, since replaced.

Photo from Appleton Historical Society

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BH Photo #457493

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on Milwaukee Road R.R.
Location
Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Status
Demolished
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.25234, -88.41610   (decimal degrees)
44°15'08" N, 88°24'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/386947/4900874 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
735 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 86871 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 9, 2019: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added map location
  • October 8, 2019: New photo from Robert Thompson

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