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Bridge No. 16

Photos 

Side View Of Bridge, Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Lyle Nicklay, June 1984, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #119527

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss over Kickapoo River on Abandoned STH 131 near LaFarge
Location
Vernon County, Wisconsin
Status
Removed
History
Built 1905 on STH 29 in Menomonie; Dismantled 1951; Reassembled over Kickapoo River 1953; Demolished 1986
Builder
- Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dimensions
Span length: 145.0 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Old Riverside Park Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.61285, -90.62590   (decimal degrees)
43°36'46" N, 90°37'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/691577/4831613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Farge
Inventory number
BH 37044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning
  • August 2, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WI-64 - State Highway Bridge No. 16, Spanning Kickapoo River, La Farge vicinity, Vernon County, WI
  • Wisconsin Highways - Christopher Bessert's excellent Wisconsin Highways website with the story of State Highway 131
  • Wisconsin Highways - Christopher Bessert's Wisconsin Highways map of abandoned & new State Highway 131