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Fourth Street Bridge

Photos 

Fourth Street Bridge

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #470210

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Root River on Fourth Street
Location
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1887; closed to vehicles in 1936; removed in 1961
Builder
- Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72905, -87.78530   (decimal degrees)
42°43'45" N, 87°47'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/435710/4731026 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89005 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,747)
Built 1887 (220)
Built during 1880s (2,035)
Lost (25,680)
Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works (36)
Movable (3,031)
Racine County, Wisconsin (24)
Racine, Wisconsin (15)
Swing (1,492)
Through truss (15,421)
Truss (33,363)
Wisconsin (1,524)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 15, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler