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CNW - Wisconsin Rapids Bridge

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Photo taken by Michael Schaffner

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #268142

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on CNW (Abandoned)
Location
Wisconsin, Wood County, Wisconsin
Status
Removed
History
Built 1901; Demolished 1979
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.38361, -89.83523   (decimal degrees)
44°23'01" N, 89°50'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/274155/4918391 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wisconsin Rapids North
Inventory number
BH 58328 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • October 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

CNW - Wisconsin Rapids Bridge
Posted May 20, 2017, by Joe kryshak (shaklaw [at] netzero [dot] net)

I grew up a block from the west end of this bridge. Made many a trek out to the island. The trains stopped running in 1973 when the tracks washed out east of Kellner. Good memories.