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Eisenbahn Trail - Milwaukee River Bridge

Photos 

Oblique View Of Bridge, Looking Southeast

The bridge crosses the river on a steep angle, north-northwest from the southeast. This is the west side (more or less) of the structure.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in March 2009

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BH Photo #134994

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over River Road and the Milwaukee River on Eisenbahn Recreational Trail
Location
Barton, Washington County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1900; Converted to bike trail 2006
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.2 ft.
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - River Drive Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.44993, -88.18687   (decimal degrees)
43°26'60" N, 88°11'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/403968/4811464 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Bend
Inventory number
BH 41246 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
150

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 23, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 16, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • April 2, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added to C&NW Category
  • March 7, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com