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STATE HIGHWAY 108

Architecture and History Inventory
STATE HIGHWAY 108 | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Mindoro Cut
Other Name:Mindoro Cut
Contributing:
Reference Number:122119
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):STATE HIGHWAY 108
County:La Crosse
City:
Township/Village:Farmington
Unincorporated Community:
Town:17
Range:6
Direction:W
Section:4
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1908
Additions:
Survey Date:2002
Historic Use:roadway
Architectural Style:NA (unknown or not a building)
Structural System:
Wall Material:
Architect:Miller, Louis A.
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Mindoro Cut
National Register Listing Date:5/15/2007 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:10/13/2006 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:A site file exists for this property. It contains additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. It is a public record and may be viewed in person at the Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation.

Wisconsin Registered Landmark #79. The Mindoro Cut is a roadway excavation making a "cut" through the hill for the West Salem/Mindoro Road.

The Mindoro Cut is located in the Town of Farmington along STH 108. This cut is the second deepest cut built by hand in the Western Hemisphere and the oldest functional cut which has not been improved upon. Work began on the cut in 1907.
Bibliographic References:
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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