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Turtle Creek Stone Arch Bridge

Turtle Creek (Tiffany) railroad bridge

Built in 1869, this bridge was constructed of stone quarried in east-central Wisconsin.  The 5-span, 387 foot bridge is located near Beloit in south-central Wisconsin.  A Chicago engineer named Van Mienen designed the bridge for the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company.  Van Mienen’s work was reportedly inspired by a stone arch bridge in Campiegne, France