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CP - Menomonee River Swing Bridge

Photos 

Oblique View

Looking southeast.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2008

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BH Photo #117079

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Menomonee River on Canadian Pacific Railway in Minwaukee
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904, Approach appears newer
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Swing Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 230.0 ft.
Total length: 275.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03245, -87.91185   (decimal degrees)
43°01'57" N, 87°54'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425715/4764821 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 36843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Bobtail Swing Bridge"
  • June 15, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 19, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date
  • November 22, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Corrected Railroad Data
  • July 9, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com