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MILW - Wisconsin River Bridge (East Channel)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #527554

Description 

Swing span was retained for current bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Woodman, Crawford County, Wisconsin, and Grant County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1885 and 1895; Mostly replaced Ca. 1930s
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
1-129'10" Pratt through truss (1885)
1-101'8" Pratt Through Truss (1885)
1-135' Deck Girder Swing Span (1895)
1-129'10" Pratt Through Truss (1895)
4 Span Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 558.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #B-310
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08834, -90.82314   (decimal degrees)
43°05'18" N, 90°49'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/677180/4772924 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94581 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • October 5, 2021: Added by John Marvig

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