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Taylor Bridge

Photos 

North Side, Looking South

Photo taken by Jerry Mathiason, June 1997 for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #119990

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost pony truss bridge over Middle River on Bayfield Road in Amnicon
Location
Amnicon, Douglas County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by new bridge and now in private ownership
History
Built 1929-1930; Replaced by a new bridge in 1998 and moved to another location on dry ground.
Design
Bolter, timber pony truss, queenpost configuration, wood deck, wood curb and wood railings. It was the only queenpost pony truss in Wisconsin when it was removed. It was reportedly sold to a private party that reassembled it on private property.
Dimensions
Span length: 40.8 ft.
Total length: 40.8 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Bayfield Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.59000, -91.83300   (decimal degrees)
46°35'24" N, 91°49'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/589397/5160265 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poplar
Inventory number
BH 37075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated status per forum posting
  • August 4, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WI-103 - Taylor Bridge, Spanning Middle River at Bayfield Road, Amnicon Falls vicinity, Douglas County, WI
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Taylor Bridge
Posted March 4, 2011, by Sam Williams (s [dot] w [dot] williams507 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is currently in my yard. We were going to put it in accross another part of the same river that runs through our property but it proved too expensive.