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Chippewa Falls in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bear Den Road Bridge

 
 
Bear Den Road Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, April 27, 2011
1. Bear Den Road Bridge Marker
Inscription. The Bear Den Road Bridge was an example of a Pratt bridge construction, which was a design used in Wisconsin from 1895-1910. The Milwaukee Bridge and Iron Company fabricated the bridge, and it was moved to this site in 1940. The original site and fabrication date are unknown. The bridge was replaced by the current structure in 2004.

Chippewa County Historical Society
Marker Sign #49

 
Erected by Chippewa County Historical Society. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Location. 44° 57.256′ N, 91° 23.87′ W. Marker is in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is at the intersection of Irvine Park Drive and Bear Den Drive, on the right when traveling north on Irvine Park Drive. Click for map. Marker is in Irvine Park. Marker is in this post office area: Chippewa Falls WI 54729, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sunny Valley School (approx. mile away); Pioneer Norwegian Log Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Irvine (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Old Abe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Irvine Park Drive Bridge
Bear Den Road Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, April 27, 2011
2. Bear Den Road Bridge Marker
Duncan Creek
(approx. half a mile away); The Chippewa Valley Electric Railway Co. (approx. half a mile away); Northern Wisconsin State Fair (approx. half a mile away); The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chippewa Falls.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Nearby Glen Loch Dam image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, April 27, 2011
3. Nearby Glen Loch Dam
[from Glen Loch Overlook]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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