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Montreal River Soo Line Railroad Bridge

   


Montreal River Soo Line Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): James Rouse

Bridge Documented: April 15, 2007
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Abandoned Soo Line) Over Montreal River
Location
Ironwood and Hurley: Gogebic County, Michigan and Iron County, Wisconsin
Structure Type
Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1898 By Builder/Contractor: Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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 plate girder is quite old, dating to the late 1800s, and was built by a prolific company that built a large number of structures in the Midwest. It features wooden approach spans and attractive sandstone piers that came from a quarry located approximately 50 miles from this bridge.

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