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Cheese Country Trail - Pecatonica River Bridge (Darlington)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2014

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BH Photo #286704

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Description 

Very popular ATV trail

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pecatonica River on Cheese Country Trail (former CMStP&P Ry)
Location
Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to ATV/Snowmobile
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 168.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge #14
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.68565, -90.12080   (decimal degrees)
42°41'08" N, 90°07'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/735879/4729927 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Darlington
Inventory number
BH 61549 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Riveted"
  • July 13, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 29, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "Rail-to-trail"

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