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LAMMSCAPES Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Oblique of southeast truss

Photo taken by Matt Lohry

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BH Photo #340509

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Private Drive
Location
Washington County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883 on a railroad in Des Plaines, Illinois; Relocated to Lebanon, Wisconsin in 1910; Relocated and Restored at Present Location in 1998
Railroad
- Rail-to-road
Design
This bridge is a skewed, riveted double-intersection Warren pony truss. The deck and abutments are made of timber. This is likely the former Poplar Grove Road Bridge near Lebanon, WI, in Dodge County.
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Also called
The Great Bridge of 1883 (LAMMSCAPES Name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.31176, -88.17338   (decimal degrees)
43°18'42" N, 88°10'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/404844/4796104 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jackson
Inventory number
BH 45644 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 23, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 24, 2015: New photos from Matt Lohry
  • July 13, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

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