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Elroy-Sparta Trail - Arch #3

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Elroy-Sparta Trail Arch #3

Shot from WI-71. Did not ask permission to get up close.

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2013

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BH Photo #270865

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Farm Road on Elroy-Sparta Trail
Location
Wisconsin, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1880
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
15'x15' Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 15.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #576
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.87284, -90.72674   (decimal degrees)
43°52'22" N, 90°43'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/682647/4860262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Marys
Inventory number
BH 58868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Confirmed Built Date from C&NW Bridge Records
  • August 13, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 23, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • November 23, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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