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Upside-Down Bridge

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Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #272451

Map 

Description 

A very unique span that should have been preserved. Unfortunately, with it being in Wisconsin that didn't happen.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania deck truss bridge over Dells Creek on Road
Location
Lake Delton, Sauk County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908, damaged by fire 1957, Replaced 1986
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Pennsylvania deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.0 ft.
Total length: 177.5 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Also called
Timme Mill Bridge
Mirror Lake Bridge
WI Bridge P-56-702
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.58449, -89.79673   (decimal degrees)
43°35'04" N, 89°47'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/274211/4829525 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wisconsin Dells South
Inventory number
BH 58952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2019: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 21, 2018: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • December 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • December 7, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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