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CN - Big Bull Falls Bridge (Main Channel)

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CN Big Bull Falls Bridge (W)

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2014

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BH Photo #292186

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Description 

Information provided by C&NW bridge drawings at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wisconsin River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Wisconsin, Marathon County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 245.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.95990, -89.63450   (decimal degrees)
44°57'36" N, 89°38'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/292216/4981871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wausau West
Inventory number
BH 58977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added builder and build date
  • October 25, 2021: New photos from Mark Boettcher
  • August 24, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 14, 2013: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mark Boettcher