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Penn Ave. -Sheboygan River Lift Bridge

Photos 

Penn Ave bridge crca 1910

Old Postcard View

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BH Photo #392066

Map 

Description 

A non counterweight bascule bridge was replaced with a fixed span, there only two non counterweight bascule bridges were once constructed another was constructed in Milwaukee Wisconsin of a double leaf type designed by Max Schinke.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Sheboygan River on Penn Ave
Location
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Other single leaf non counterweight bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.74969, -87.71740   (decimal degrees)
43°44'59" N, 87°43'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442242/4844322 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77318 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Lost (18,649)
Movable (2,704)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin (24)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin (11)
Wisconsin (1,220)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 22, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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