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Sixteenth Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #388539

Map 

Description 

This double leaf bascule bridge has no counterweight (See Movable bridge Engineering by Terry L Koglin). The similar counterweightless bridge was in Sheboygan Wisconsin.

Facts 

Overview
Lost bascule bridge over Menomonee River on 16th Street
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; Replaced 1929
Builders
- Max Schinke
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Deck plate girder no counterweight double bascule bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03282, -87.93305   (decimal degrees)
43°01'58" N, 87°55'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/423989/4764881 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 76876 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 1, 2017: Updated by Douglas Butler: Updated Info
  • April 30, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler