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Holton Street Bridge (Old)

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Holton Avenue bridge

Folding lift bascule bridge designed by William Harmam

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #309647

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Description 

This folding lift bascule bridge was designed by William Harman few were constructed in the early century example one in Chicago Illinois, they no longer constructed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Holton Street
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894; Replaced 19XX
Builders
- Milwaukee Bridge Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Fabricator)
- Shailer & Schniglau Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
- William Harman (Lift Type Designer)
Design
Deck plate girder folding lift bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.05418, -87.90428   (decimal degrees)
43°03'15" N, 87°54'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426358/4767228 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64488 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • November 30, 2016: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • December 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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