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Slough Bridge East
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: October 17, 2021
Wausau: Marathon County, Wisconsin: United States
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Main Span Length
40.0 Feet (12.2 Meters)
123.7 Feet (37.7 Meters)
43 Feet (13.11 Meters)
3 Main Span(s)
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This traditional historic concrete arch bridge sits in an area that is surrounded by historic iron and steel railroad bridges. It is not known how this highway bridge survives, given Wisconsin's lacking preservation of highway bridges, and also the fact that this is just one of four highway bridges in this area, and all the others are modern bridges. B. C. Gowen, the city engineer at the time, designed this bridge.
Above: 1916 photo of B. C. Gowan who designed this bridge as the city
engineer for Wausau.
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