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MILW - Sauk City Bridge (Old)

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Description 

Replaced with two secondhand pony truss spans in 1943.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Sauk City, Sauk County, Wisconsin, and Dane County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908 using a relocated truss, Truss Replaced 1943
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Whipple through truss
Bobtail swing deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.26483, -89.72629   (decimal degrees)
43°15'53" N, 89°43'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/278736/4793833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sauk City
Inventory number
BH 63738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2014: Added by Luke

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