WC - Park Falls Bridge (1875)
The Flambeau Paper Company had a blueprint, dated 1897; the red line shows a proposed track underneath the WC RR, sneaking along the river bank.
Photo taken by Bruce Oldenberg in 1979
BH Photo #465900
Also see the info on the next bridge in this location, we know more about that
- Lost Through truss bridge over Flambeau River on Wisconsin Central Railroad
- Park Falls, Price County, Wisconsin
- Replaced by a new bridge
- This was the first bridge over the Flambeau River. The sandstone block abutments were laid in 1874.
- - Not known yet. The Wisconsin Central records don't exist for that era?
- - Wisconsin Central Railroad (1871-1897) (WC)
- Through truss
Span length: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 135.0 ft.
- Also called
- Railroad bridge number A-375-A
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +45.93191, -90.44718 (decimal degrees)
45°55'55" N, 90°26'50" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/697911/5089650 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 88174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- February 11, 2020: New photo from Bruce Oldenberg