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Bergland-Sidnaw Rail Trail - Baltimore River Bridge

Photo 

Train No. 40 East of Ewen

Soo Train No. 40 east of Ewen, early in the morning of June 1978

Photo taken by Bruce Oldenberg

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BH Photo #514966

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Baltimore River on Bergland-Sidnaw Rail Trail
Location
Ontonagon County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1899
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSSA)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 435.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.53416, -89.20388   (decimal degrees)
46°32'03" N, 89°12'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331000/5155758 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bruce Crossing
Inventory number
BH 70074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2022: New photo from Bruce Oldenberg
  • June 6, 2017: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • November 20, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

Bergland-Sidnaw Rail Trail - Baltimore River Bridge
Posted January 11, 2022, by Bruce Oldenberg

The trees weren't so tall back in 1978.

Notice that the whole train in on the bridge; the caboose too.

I think it was 3-day a week service.