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Bridge No. 18

Photos 

Side View Of Bridge, Looking East

Photo taken by Lyle Nicklay, June 1984, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #119510

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Kickapoo River on Abandoned STH 131 in LaFarge
Location
LaFarge, Vernon County, Wisconsin
Status
Removed
History
Built over St. Croix River 1912; Removed 1951; Relocated here 1953; Demolished 1986
Builder
- Central States Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 136.0 ft.
Total length: 136.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Also called
Old Hudson Toll Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.59270, -90.63378   (decimal degrees)
43°35'34" N, 90°38'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/691005/4829356 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Farge
Inventory number
BH 37043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning
  • August 2, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WI-65 - Bridge No. 18, Spanning Kickapoo River, La Farge, Vernon County, WI
  • Wisconsin Highways - Christopher Bessert's excellent Wisconsin Highways website with the story of State Highway 131
  • Wisconsin Highways - Christopher Bessert's Wisconsin Highways map of abandoned & new State Highway 131