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WSOR - Wisconsin River Bridge

Photo 

W&S - Wisconsin River Bridge

Lone Rock WI

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #288694

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Wisconsin River on Wisconsin & Southern RR
Location
Wisconsin, Richland County, Wisconsin, and Iowa County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Swing span built 1898; Remainder of bridge rebuilt during the late 1920s and early 1930s
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
31 Span Steel Pile Trestle
2-51'6" Through Girder
3-105' Through Girder
1-103' Through Girder
1-135' Deck Girder Swing Span
1-103' Through Girder
2-51'6" Through Girder
5 Span Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 1,405.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #B-260
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.18193, -90.23155   (decimal degrees)
43°10'55" N, 90°13'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/724990/4784739 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lone Rock
Inventory number
BH 61778 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • August 16, 2021: New photos from Peter Johnson
  • July 19, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected reporting mark
  • July 19, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Peter Johnson
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

WSOR - Wisconsin River Bridge
Posted August 16, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I have moved the photos to the correct page.

https://bridgehunter.com/wi/richland/bh50335/