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Wiscona Rail Crossing Bridge #1

Photos 

Oblique View

Looking southeast. Access to this bridge is limited because it is situated on private property. There are two plate girder approach spans on either end of the bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in January 2009

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BH Photo #131326

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Canadian National Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Interurban
- Milwaukee, Sparta & Northwestern Railway (MS&NW)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. (TMER&L; TM)
- The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Co. (TMER&T)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Subdivided Warren Through Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 315.0 ft.
Also called
UP/WSOR Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13233, -87.94762   (decimal degrees)
43°07'56" N, 87°56'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/422926/4775945 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thiensville
Inventory number
BH 38477 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 6, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 5, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com