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McGilvray Road Bridge No. 1

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken July 1987 by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #109005

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span bowstring truss bridge over a tributary of Black River on Old McGilvray Road in Van Loon Wildlife Area
Location
La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1906 by the the La Crosse Bridge & Steel Co.
Builders
- Charles Horton
- La Crosse Bridge & Steel Co.
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 134.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.02079, -91.30793   (decimal degrees)
44°01'15" N, 91°18'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/635613/4875574 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galesville
Inventory number
BH 34793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2015: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 2, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated GPS coordinates
  • June 18, 2009: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • April 3, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Friends of McGilvray Road
  • Matt Lohry
  • HAER WI-22 - McGilvray Road Bridge No. 1, Van Loon Wildlife Area, La Crosse vicinity, La Crosse County, WI
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net