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CP - Oconomowoc River Arch Bridge

Photos 

Oblique View - North Face

To the best of my knowledge, this is the oldest bridge in Waukesha County.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in March 2008

BH Photo #113116

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Oconomowoc River on Canadian Pacific Railroad in Oconomowoc
Location
Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902 by The Milwaukee Road Railroad (CMStP&P RR)
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch consisting of the following:
1. Stone Voussoir
2. Brick Barrel
3. Concrete Spandrel
Also called
MILW - Oconomowoc River Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.11290, -88.51616   (decimal degrees)
43°06'46" N, 88°30'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/376645/4774467 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oconomowoc West
Inventory number
BH 36383 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Clarified detail details.
  • November 5, 2021: New photos from Mark Boettcher
  • October 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • April 25, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added bridge to Railroad overpass category
  • April 6, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added bridge to new category, Lannon Stone
  • March 20, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Mark Boettcher
  • Nathan Holth