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Wild Rivers Trail - Namekagon River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2013

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BH Photo #257758

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Description 

Formerly an 1890s deck truss, truss replaced in Ca. 1960

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Namekagon River & US63 on Wild RIvers Trail (former C&NW Ry)
Location
Washburn County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians ATV & Snowmobile only
History
Built 1927
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: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 150.9 ft.
Also called
CNW - Namekagon River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.90512, -91.81811   (decimal degrees)
45°54'18" N, 91°49'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/591672/5084184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Trego
Inventory number
BH 56861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Open to ATVs", "Open to Snowmobiles"
  • June 30, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Rail-to-trail"

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