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Ferndale Road Bridge, Spanning Peshtigo River between Lake & Grover, Wausaukee, Marinette County, WI



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Peshtigo River between Lake & Grover, Wausaukee vicinity, WI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WI-58
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The Ferndale Road Bridge is one of the State's longest remaining examples of a Pratt overhead truss bridge. It was built shortly before the advent of the standardized construction methods of the State Highway Commission. The bridge is an excellent example of the design and construction practices of larger bridge fabricators of the period.

Related Names
Elkhart Bridge & Iron Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BRIDGE ROADWAY VIEW LOOKING NORTH
2. BRIDGE ELEVATION LOOKING WEST
3. BRIDGE ELEVATION LOOKING EAST
4. ROADWAY VIEW OF KNEE BRACING, STRUTS AND LATTICE BRACED VERTICALS. LOOKING NORTH
5. VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE DECK SHOWING FLOOR BEAM CONNECTIONS. LOOKING NORTH
6. PINNED INCLINED ENDPOST/TOP CHORD CONNECTION SHOWING PORTAL BRACING
7. VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD CONNECTION FROM BRIDGE DECK
8. BOTTOM CHORD AND FLOOR BEAM CONNECTION
9. ROLLER TYPE EXPANSION BEARING, SOUTHERN END
10. STEEL TUBE AND DIAPHRAGM ABUTMENT, SOUTHERN END


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