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TMER&L - Milwaukee River Bridge

Photo 

TMER&L bridge at Grafton

License: Released into public domain

BH Photo #281510

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on TMER&L interurban line
Location
Grafton, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1850 for the Michigan Central, relocated here for the Milwaukee Northern (Later TMER&L) in 1906; Abandoned 1948
Builder
- Comstock-Haigh-Walker Co. of Detroit, Michigan (Engineering/Erection)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Milwaukee Northern Railway (MN)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. (TMER&L; TM)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. (TMER&T)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.5 ft.
Also called
Grafton Interurban Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.33437, -87.94650   (decimal degrees)
43°20'04" N, 87°56'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/423272/4798382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedarburg
Inventory number
BH 60652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added build date from a book.
  • April 11, 2014: Added by Frank Hicks