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FOXY - Planter Bridge

Photos 

Jackson Creek

Jackson Creek west of Thomaston, near Indianhead Mountain. DSSA, Soo Line, WC, CN, FOXY

Photo taken by Bruce Oldenberg

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BH Photo #515781

Description 

This is about 2 miles west of the CN-Jackson Creek BH 53458, over the same Jackson Creek, but further downstream.

DSS&A RR, Soo Line, WC, CN, FOXY (Fox Valley & Lake Superior Railroad)

Hasn't seen a train since 2016 or longer.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Jackson Creek on railroad
Location
Planter, Gogebic County, Michigan
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSSA)
- Fox Valley & Lake Superior Railroad (FOXY)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 340.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
WC - Planter Bridge
CN - Planter Bridge
SOO - Planter Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.51151, -89.97155   (decimal degrees)
46°30'41" N, 89°58'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/272040/5155172 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95959 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: New photos from Bruce Oldenberg