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CN - Yellow River Bridge (Babcock)

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CN Yellow River Bridge (Babcock)

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2016

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BH Photo #360452

Description 

Bridge was constructed in early 1916 (Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, February 16, 1916)

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Yellow River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Wood County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builder
- Federal Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 781.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.29944, -90.11893   (decimal degrees)
44°17'58" N, 90°07'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/729825/4909169 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Babcock
Inventory number
BH 68840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added builder
  • August 14, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 11, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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