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Ableman Curve, Sauk County

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Inventory Number: WI/49-57-06x
County: Sauk County
Township: Excelsior
Town/Village: Rock Springs (Ableman)
Bridge Name: Ableman Curve
Crosses: Baraboo River
Truss type: Town
Spans: 1
Length:
Roadway Width:
Built:
Builder: Jerry Dodd
When Lost: Unknown
Cause:
Latitude: N43 29.45
Longitude: W089 55.09
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Directions: North of Rock Springs (formerly Ableman) near the railroad's horseshoe curve.

Excelsior, Sauk County, WI
Todd Clark Collection


Ableman Curve Bridge, Excelsior, Sauk County, WI
Todd Clark Collection

Comments:
Rock Springs was known as Ableman until 1947. The Ableman Curve Bridge was bypassed in 1924 and probably removed soon after.
Source:
Swanson, Leslie C.. Covered Bridges in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin, 1970, page 44

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