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WAND - Rouse Creek Bridge

Photos 

Rouse Creek 1986

Looking north. In the far distance is also a culvert under Wis State Highway 77

Photo taken by Bruce Oldenberg

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BH Photo #516075

Description 

Wisconsin Central Ltd. embargoed the line in the mid 1980's. WAND repaired the line and operated it from about 1991 to 1995. After that, the rails were removed.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Concrete culvert bridge over Rouse Creek on Railroad
Location
Rouse, Iron County, Wisconsin
Status
Rails removed after 1996
Railroads
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
- Wisconsin & Michigan Railway Co. (WAND)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
- Wisconsin Central Railway (1897-1954) (WC)
Design
Concrete culvert with wood stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 4.0 ft.
Total length: 4.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
SOO - Rouse Creek Bridge
WC - Rouse Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.35622, -90.46466   (decimal degrees)
46°21'22" N, 90°27'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/695050/5136751 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
1480 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 96037 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2022: Updated by Luke: Removed railroads from description and into the categories
  • May 18, 2022: Updated by Dave King: Added category “Railroad”
  • January 23, 2022: New photos from Bruce Oldenberg

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