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Rock River Wagon Bridge

Photo 

Rock River Wagon Bridge

1911 view

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #486096

Map 

Description 

Couldn't blow up the photo large enough to be positive, but the plaque appears to indicate a Wisconsin Bridge & Iron span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Central Avenue
Location
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Possible Fabricator)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.66922, -89.03129   (decimal degrees)
42°40'09" N, 89°01'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/333544/4726083 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • November 17, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com