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MILW - Sauk City Bridge (Old)

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Description 

Whipple truss originally built 1881 at Sabula, Iowa and relocated here in 1908. Replaced with two secondhand pony truss spans in 1943.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Sauk City, Sauk County, Wisconsin, and Dane County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908 using a relocated truss, Truss Replaced 1943
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Whipple through truss
Bobtail swing deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.26483, -89.72629   (decimal degrees)
43°15'53" N, 89°43'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/278736/4793833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sauk City
Inventory number
BH 63738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2014: Added by Luke

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