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Menominee River Chicago NorthWestern Railroad Bridge

   


Menominee River Chicago NorthWestern Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 2012
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Rail-Trail) Over Menominee River
Location
Rural: Dickinson County, Michigan and Florence County, Wisconsin
Structure Type
Metal 14 Panel Rivet-Connected Double-Intersection Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1911 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
120 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Structure Length
375 Feet (114.3 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
2 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is noted for its two impressive double-Warren deck truss spans. Multiple intersection Warren truss bridges, uncommon in general, were in contrast commonly built by the Chicago NorthWestern Railroad. This bridge has a deck plate girder approach span at each end. They are not the same size, one approach span is 60 feet long; the other is 75 feet. The bridge has stone piers and abutments.

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