Sault Ste. Marie International Railroad Bridge
The Railroad Bridge runs parallel to the highway bridge, and is the bridge on the left in the image.
Coordinates46°30′27″N 84°21′43″W / 46.50742°N 84.36206°W / 46.50742; -84.36206
Carriessingle set of railroad tracks
CrossesSt. Marys River
Characteristics
No. of spans9 camelback spans, plate girder overpass, double leaf bascule bridge, and vertical lift bridge, swing bridge
History
Constructed byDominion Bridge Company
Construction start1887
Location

The Sault Ste. Marie Railroad Bridge was originally built in 1887. It runs parallel to the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge. It has nine Camelback spans and carries a single line of track.

Shot of the rail bridge in 1905, showing the 10 original Warren truss spans. The highway bridge has not yet been built.
Shot of the rail bridge in 1905, showing the 10 original Warren truss spans. The highway bridge has not yet been built.
The swing bridge portion is shown, retracted to allow the passage of ships in the canal. The other bridge is the highway bridge for vehicle traffic.
The swing bridge portion is shown, retracted to allow the passage of ships in the canal. The other bridge is the highway bridge for vehicle traffic.

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Coordinates: 46°30′27″N 84°21′43″W / 46.50742°N 84.36206°W / 46.50742; -84.36206