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UP - Beaver Dam River Bridge

Photos 

UP Beaver Dam River Bridge

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Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2016

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BH Photo #350658

Street View 

Description 

Information provided by C&NW bridge drawings at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Beaver Dam River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Dodge County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- Bates & Rogers Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
CNW - Beaver Dam River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.42080, -88.86012   (decimal degrees)
43°25'15" N, 88°51'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/349421/4809226 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaver Dam
Inventory number
BH 67948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 25, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • June 6, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

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