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Anoka-Champlin Bridge (Old)

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Anoka-Champlin Bridge (Old)

St. Cloud Times: June 19 1930

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BH Photo #455169

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Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Location
Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota, and Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1930
History
Built 1884; Moved to Clearwater in 1930
Builder
- Horace E. Horton of Rochester, Minnesota
Design
(3)11-panel, pinnedCamelback through trusses with a drawbridge approach.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.19039, -93.39611   (decimal degrees)
45°11'25" N, 93°23'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/468884/5004176 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 26, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • August 26, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs