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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
Roadway Width:
Builder: Jerry Dodd
When Lost: Unknown
Latitude: N43 29.45
Longitude: W089 55.09
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Topographic map of the area
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

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

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