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Baltimore River Railroad Bridge

Baltimore River Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 1, 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Bergland to Sidnaw Rail Trail / Trail 8) Over Baltimore River
Location
Rural: Ontonagon County, Michigan: United States
Structure Type
Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1899 By Builder/Contractor: Lassig Bridge and Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
435 Feet (132.59 Meters)
Roadway Width
8 Feet (2.44 Meters)
Spans
13 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This bridge originally carried the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railroad over the shallow Baltimore River valley. Today, it carries an ORV and snowmobile trail. The deck plate girder spans rest on steel bents that are composed of riveted built-up beams. The abutments are concrete.

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