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IC - Argyle South Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #436138

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Line opened 1888; Service ended 1942; Likely scrapped for war effort
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Likely Builder)
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.69951, -89.87006   (decimal degrees)
42°41'58" N, 89°52'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/264921/4731441 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: Updated by Luke: Removed (old), bridge lasted until serviced ended 1942; Likely scrapped for war effort
  • January 16, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "10-panel truss"
  • October 15, 2018: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

IC - Argyle South Bridge (Old)
Posted January 16, 2022, by Luke

This is another of the vertical endpost trusses that look like ones built in Dubuque. While it doesn't appear to conform to the Linville truss parent, it was probably manufactured by Keystone like those trusses were