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Train on Railroad Bridge

Train on Railroad Bridge | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 1877 excursions were run from the South so the sight-seers might view its "marvel of engineering." Bridge was dismantled and sold for junk in 1909.
DESCRIPTION
Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 1877 excursions were run from the South so the sight-seers might view its "marvel of engineering." Bridge was dismantled and sold for junk in 1909.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2004
Creation Date: 1890
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Ashland
County:Ashland
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 32 (Railroads, Wisconsin Central Railroad Locomotives)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(M305)108
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is one of many photographs, held in various collections, that depict trains and train related events.
SUBJECTS
Men
Bridges
Locomotives
Railroad bridges
Railroads
Railroads, Elevated
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress
Hats
Railroad employees
Trees

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