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Red Cedar River Railroad Bridge

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Red Cedar River Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 12, 2012 - October 17, 2021

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Abandoned Union Pacific) Over Red Cedar River
Location
Menomonie: Dunn County, Wisconsin: United States
Structure Type
Metal 12 Panel Rivet-Connected Lattice (Quadruple Warren) Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1892 By Builder/Contractor: Lassig Bridge and Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Rehabilitation Date
1921
Main Span Length
150.0 Feet (45.7 Meters)
Structure Length
470.0 Feet (143.3 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
2 Main Span(s) and 19 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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This classic 19th century Chicago North Western Railway lattice truss bridge has been abandoned. The bridge includes one steel stringer overpass span, and a number of timber approach spans as well. The 1892 main spans were moved here in 1921 from an unknown previous location.

More information is available on John Marvig's website.

 

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