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Eagle River Trail - Eagle River Bridge

Photos 

View To North Northeast. Subject Bridge And Its Setting

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #119120

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Snowmobile Trail in Eagle River
Location
Eagle River, Vilas County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902; Converted to snowmobile trail 1980, Replaced 2000 by new bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 337.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.91660, -89.25370   (decimal degrees)
45°54'60" N, 89°15'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/325230/5087250 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eagle River West
Inventory number
BH 37011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge has been replaced
  • December 2, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Open to Snowmobiles"
  • November 22, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Railroad Data
  • August 1, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added categories
  • July 31, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WI-106 - Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Bridge, Spanning Eagle River, Eagle River, Vilas County, WI
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com