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Tri County Corridor - Poplar River Bridge

Photo 

Viewed from the rear car of the last Passenger Train, 1985

Courtesy of the Arrowhead Civic Club trip for Chicago kids going to a Brule campground.

Photo taken by Bruce Oldenberg

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BH Photo #516617

Description 

Built using an 1897 era secondhand through girder from West Gallatin River at Belgrade, Montana

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Poplar River on Tri County Corridor
Location
Poplar, Douglas County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1906 using secondhand parts
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 323.0 ft.
Also called
NP Bridge #48
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.58162, -91.79504   (decimal degrees)
46°34'54" N, 91°47'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/592320/5159377 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2022: New photo from Bruce Oldenberg
  • May 1, 2021: Added by John Marvig

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