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UP - Rock River Bridge (Jefferson)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2016

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BH Photo #356455

Map 

Description 

Bridge has faded C&NW heralds, which appear similar to Lassig plates. Bridge shows up as timber trestle in 1918.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built after 1918
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 390.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #179
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99822, -88.80939   (decimal degrees)
42°59'54" N, 88°48'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/352513/4762205 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Atkinson
Inventory number
BH 64161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • June 26, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 19, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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