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Montreal Railroad Bridge

   


Montreal Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): James Rouse

Bridge Documented: April 22, 2007
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Abandoned Soo Line) Over West Branch Montreal River
Location
Near Montreal: Iron County, Wisconsin
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is a through plate girder that has a decent sized single span. It features a square shape with no rounded ends. The tracks on this rail line are long-removed, but the original wood ties from the deck remain in use. The rail line is today used as a snowmobile trail. Despite this, there have been little alterations to this bridge, including no redone decks and no guardrails added. This is good news from a historic preservation perspective, since it means that the bridge retains good historic integrity, with the only alteration being the removal of the rails.

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