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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)
Quadrangle map:
Sheboygan South
Inventory number
BH 77318 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Lost (18,931)
Movable (2,710)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin (24)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin (11)
Wisconsin (1,221)

Update Log 

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

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