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From a distance this giant hulk of a bridge is very impressive to behold up close. The members and chords on this bridge are huge, and the steel gusset plates that make up the riveted connections on this bridge are several feet in height. The size of the bridge members is likely a combination of the wide two track design and the length of the spans. This bridge is a warren deck truss, and has two main spans. Stringer spans provide an approach for the bridge. The bridge sits on concrete piers and abutments. Diagonal members and portions of the chords have lattice on them. The trusses have rusted slightly, but the bridge has been patched with new steel and bolts in a number of spots. The concrete piers are probably the worst part of the bridge, with visible spalling and cracking showing on them. This bridge carries frequent train traffic, including CN freight trains and ViaRail passenger trains.
The bridge makes a rather sharp contrast to the more dainty South Branch Railroad Bridge which is on the same rail-line not far from this bridge.
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