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La Crosse Wagon Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #270821

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Location
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891, Approach span collapsed 1935; Replaced 1939
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Small approach span: Pratt through truss
Large approach span: Pennsylvania through truss
Swing span: Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.80136, -91.23958   (decimal degrees)
43°48'05" N, 91°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/641611/4851316 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Crosse
Inventory number
BH 53472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • July 21, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Adde build & loss dates
  • September 8, 2012: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated bridge types
  • September 7, 2012: Added by Luke Harden