Bridge: Black River Arch Bridge, Ramsey, MI - (C&NW)

This arch bridge was built in 1891 by the Chicago & Northwestern railroad. It is locally called the "keystone" bridge and was constructed with limestone quarried from Kaukauna, Wisconsin. The bridge is 45' long and 57' high. [UPM] The bridge is no longer used by railroads but can be viewed from Main Street in Ramsey. It is used as a snowmobile trail today.


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Bridge: Black River Arch Bridge, Ramsey, MI - (C&NW)

This arch bridge was built in 1891 by the Chicago & Northwestern railroad. It is locally called the "keystone" bridge and was constructed with limestone quarried from Kaukauna, Wisconsin. The bridge is 45' long and 57' high. [UPM] The bridge is no longer used by railroads but can be viewed from Main Street in Ramsey. It is used as a snowmobile trail today.


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Bibliography

The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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