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Elroy-Sparta Trail - Baraboo River Bridge #4

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Elroy-Sparta Trail Baraboo River Bridge #4

Looking West. Will come back for more detail shots soon

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #335268

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Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Baraboo River on Elroy-Sparta Trail
Location
Monroe County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #471
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.77853, -90.32765   (decimal degrees)
43°46'43" N, 90°19'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/715052/4850746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kendall East
Inventory number
BH 68858 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • August 13, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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