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4th Street Bridge

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1910 or earlier

Looks like the Tivoli Island Bridge. Coincidence?

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #352900

Description 

Looks like the Tivoli Island Bridge. Coincidence?

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Rock River on 4th St.
Location
Watertown, Dodge County, Wisconsin
Design
Two span Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.20184, -88.71524   (decimal degrees)
43°12'07" N, 88°42'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/360650/4784657 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Watertown
Inventory number
BH 72104 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "7-panel truss", "Rock River (Wisconsin-Illinois)"
  • December 6, 2016: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated county--this location is in Dodge County.
  • June 5, 2016: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added location
  • May 4, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry

Comments 

4th Street Bridge
Posted October 26, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I do not believe this was the Tivoli Island Bridge. The HAER documentation believes that bridge came from a 4 span structure in Milford, Wisconsin. Also this postcard shows a bowstring with heavier verticals.