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Prairie du Sac Toll Bridge

Photos 

Prairie du Sac Toll Bridge

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Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #511089

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on SH 60
Location
Prairie du Sac, Sauk County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Swing span with timber Howe through truss and pony truss approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29337, -89.72157   (decimal degrees)
43°17'36" N, 89°43'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/279222/4796990 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Howe through truss (516)
Howe truss (644)
Lost (28,529)
Lost 1928 (70)
Lost during 1920s (642)
Movable (3,115)
Owned privately (1,929)
Pony truss (17,017)
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin (3)
Replaced by new bridge (19,403)
Sauk County, Wisconsin (67)
Swing (1,562)
Through truss (16,816)
Truss (35,500)
Wisconsin (1,706)
Wisconsin River (73)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • November 1, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 31, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler
  • Paul Plassman