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Huron Street Bridge

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Huron street bridge

Schinke bascule bridge no longer exist

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #290520

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Description 

This bascule bridge is the Schinke type invented and patented by Max Schinke in the early century.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Huron Street
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
No longer exists
Builders
- Max Schinke
- Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Pratt pony truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03619, -87.90956   (decimal degrees)
43°02'10" N, 87°54'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425906/4765235 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 18, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder + imagery
  • August 4, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke