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IC - Argyle North Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #436137

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt 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
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.70184, -89.87143   (decimal degrees)
42°42'07" N, 89°52'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/264817/4731704 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83122 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: Updated by Luke: Serviced ended 1942; Likely scrapped for war effort
  • January 16, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "7-panel truss"
  • October 15, 2018: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke