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WSOR - Cherokee Marsh Bridge

Photos 

Old C&NW Over the Yahara River

Panoramio user Corey Coyle

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #309573

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Yahara River on Wisconsin & Southern Railroad
Location
Dane County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896, Lengthened 1907
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 94.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.15066, -89.40247   (decimal degrees)
43°09'02" N, 89°24'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/304654/4780347 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waunakee
Inventory number
BH 64472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 4, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 8, 2014: Added by Dave King

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