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Cunningham Lane Bridge

Photos 

General Setting. West Bank Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Edwin G. Cordes, November 1987 for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #120051

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Pine River on Cunningham Lane in Town of Rockbridge
Location
Rockbridge, Richland County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1988
Builder
- Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
It may still exist as a pedestrian bridge.
"The Cunningham Lane Bridge, a Pratt full-slope pony truss, is one of the earliest remaining Pratt trusses in Wisconsin. Built by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company, a significant regional bridge fabricator, the small truss is indicative of the period's bridge designs and construction ideology."
Edwon G. Cordes, March 1988, for Westbrook Associated Engineeers, Inc., Plain, WI
Dimensions
Span length: 41.3 ft.
Total length: 41.3 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 5, 1996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.44130, -90.35950   (decimal degrees)
43°26'29" N, 90°21'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/713680/4813209 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockbridge
Inventory numbers
NRHP 96000731 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37085 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated NRHP Listing
  • August 5, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WI-51 - Cunningham Lane Bridge, Spanning Pine River on Cunningham Lane near Highway 80, Rockbridge, Richland County, WI