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Ontonagon River Bridge

Photos 

Ontonagon River Bridge

Photo taken by Henry Kisor in 2008

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at hkisorphoto.blogspot.com

BH Photo #480912

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Ontonagon River on Abandoned Escanaba and Lake Superior Railroad
Location
Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Michigan
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
To be converted
History
Built 1899
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (ELS)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 552.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.86727, -89.31759   (decimal degrees)
46°52'02" N, 89°19'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/323370/5193021 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ontonagon South
Inventory number
BH 70057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 4, 2016: New Street View added by Dave King
  • November 19, 2015: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Ontonagon River Bridge
Posted September 10, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Iím guessing there is a good chance that several of the spans, girder and truss, were relocated to this location.