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Mountain-Bay Trail/ELS Overpass

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Looking southeast

Howard Railroad Overpass (West) is in the foreground, followed by Howard Railroad Overpass (East) and an undocumented MOB in the background.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in February 2013

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BH Photo #248364

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Description 

Located a couple hundred feet west of Mountain-Bay Trail Velp Avenue Overpass

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Semi-abandoned Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad on Mountain-Bay Trail (Former CNW)
Location
Howard, Brown County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (ELS)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 83.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.57550, -88.07863   (decimal degrees)
44°34'32" N, 88°04'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/414361/4936361 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Green Bay West
Elevation
590 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 55500 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited entry
  • February 9, 2013: Added by Robert Thompson

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