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WSOR - Baraboo Street Overpass

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North Elevation

If you look very closely, you can see a cat crossing the bridge.

That's the Wisconsin River in the distance, the Colsac III ferry is out of sight, just to the left and this track will curve to cross the Wisconsin River Railroad Bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2009

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BH Photo #140868

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Dual deck plate girder bridges over Baraboo Street on Wisconsin & Southern Railroad in Merrimac
Location
Merrimac, Sauk County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896 for Chicago & Northwestern Railway by Lassig Bridge & Iron Works
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.5 ft.
Total length: 34.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.37462, -89.63047   (decimal degrees)
43°22'29" N, 89°37'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/286897/4805777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sauk City
Inventory number
BH 42648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is now state owned
  • June 17, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 14, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • January 12, 2011: New photo from Eric Hanson
  • April 16, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • June 2, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Eric Hanson
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com