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WAND - Potato River Bridge

Photos 

Potato River railroad bridge

As seen from STH 77, looking south

Photo taken by Bruce Oldenberg

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BH Photo #515931

Street View 

Description 

WC, Soo Line, and finally the short line operator Wisconsin-Michigan Railroad (WIMI) operated it before the rails were removed in the 1990's

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Potato River on Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad
Location
Upson, Iron County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Minneapolis, St. Paul, & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (SOO)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
- Wisconsin & Michigan Railway Co. (WAND)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.36620, -90.41004   (decimal degrees)
46°21'58" N, 90°24'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/699215/5137996 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95985 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added category "Wisconsin & Michigan Railway Co."
  • January 20, 2022: New Street View added by Paul Plassman
  • January 19, 2022: New photos from Bruce Oldenberg

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