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Merrill Railroad Bridge

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Merrill Railroad Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2014

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BH Photo #292256

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Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Abandoned Milwaukee Road
Location
Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1914 using a relocated 1895 Truss
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.0 ft.
Total length: 315.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Wisconsin River Bridge (Merrill)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.17709, -89.71489   (decimal degrees)
45°10'38" N, 89°42'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/286685/5006209 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Merrill
Inventory number
BH 58971 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 13, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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Merrill Railroad Bridge
Posted August 15, 2014, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Planned to become a trail and eventually a connection of the 6th Ward of Merrill to the River Bend Trail