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Spring Street Bridge, Spanning Duncan Creek, Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, WI



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Duncan Creek, Chippewa Falls, WI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WI-37
Building/structure dates: 1916 initial construction
Significance: The Spring Street Bridge is Wisconsin's only remaining example of the patented Marsh Rainbow Arch bridge design. James Barney Marsh, a native of North Lake, Wisconsin, developed designs for the concrete and steel structure and patented his innovations in 1912. The bridge remains completely intact, including the original ornamental lamp standards and globes.

Related Names
Marsh, James Barney


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF ELEVATION, LOOKING WEST
2. OBLIQUE VIEW OF NORTH TRUSS
3. VIEW OF NORTH TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW OF NORTHWEST CORNER WITH LIGHT STANDARD, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
5. DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH TRUSS, WEST ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHEAST
6. VIEW OF NORTH TRUSS, WITH BRIDGE PLATE


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