Fort-Coulonge Rail Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12
N 45° 52.066 W 076° 45.508
18T E 363514 N 5080859
Quick Description: An abandoned rail bridge. Now used for a Rails to Trails crossing over the Coulonge River.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 9/7/2010 9:30:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM9N5V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member trekinldy59
Views: 8

Long Description:
Built by the Dominion Bridge Co in 1887, this is a steel truss bridge converted to use as a rails to trails river crossing. It has a wooden plank surface. <><><> Built on the old Pontiac Pacific Junction railroad tracks, the Cycloparc PPJ offers a relatively flat ride, enjoyable and accessible for the whole family. This 92-km off-road trail, which is for the exclusive use of cyclists and hikers, crosses the Pontiac between Bristol to the East and l'Isle-aux-Allumettes to the West. The agricultural and forest landscapes, wetlands, exceptional views of the Ottawa River and the small authentic and welcoming communities it intersects, make it a trail of contrasts and discoveries.
Date Built: 1/1/1887

Length of Span:
60 metres


Parking Coordinates:: Not Listed

www: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Log your find with a picture of the bridge with yourself or your GPS in the foreground. This shot does not have to be taken "on" the bridge. The shot should show the "truss" structure of the bridge as well.
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