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CN - Black Bridge

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Photo taken by Wisconsin DNR

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Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Wisconsin River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Builder
- Frankman Bros. Construction Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 575.0 ft.
Also called
WC - Black Bridge
WC - Wisconsin River Bridge
SOO - Wisconsin River Bridge
CN - Black Bridge
CN - Wisconsin River Bridge
SOO - Black Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.51394, -89.58700   (decimal degrees)
44°30'50" N, 89°35'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/294386/4932213 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stevens Point
Inventory number
BH 56135 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • May 1, 2017: New photos from Michael Tidrick
  • December 23, 2015: New photo from Charles Kuehn
  • November 8, 2015: Updated by Matt Lohry: This is actually a Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals.
  • October 12, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 30, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • April 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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