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Garden City Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Glenn Hagfors

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BH Photo #244418

Description 

Use Google Earth to find photos entitled "Getting 1/3rd of the Way across the Watonwan River over the Main Street Bridge - Garden City, MN - October 22nd, 2011" by mnragnar"

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/62185575

Facts 

Overview
Lost truss bridge over Watonwan River on Abandoned section of Main Street
Location
Garden City, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Status
Destroyed by ice
History
Last remaining span destroyed by ice in Spring 2019
Design
Main span and south span no longer exist; apparent pony truss bridge as north approach or possibly one of the main spans remains visible in Google Maps as of 12-6-2012.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.04605, -94.16372   (decimal degrees)
44°02'46" N, 94°09'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/406771/4877645 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Crystal
Inventory number
BH 54840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2020: Bridge is gone
  • December 7, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • December 7, 2012: Updated by Don Morrison: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Watonwan River"

Sources 

  • Don Morrison

Comments 

Garden City Main Street Bridge
Posted December 7, 2012, by Glenn Hagfors (mnragnar [at] earthlink [dot] net)

And a bonus panorama...

Garden City Main Street Bridge
Posted December 7, 2012, by Glenn Hagfors (mnragnar [at] earthlink [dot] net)

Here is as I found this bridge on the afternoon of October 22nd, 2011.

These and other of my photos can be found and mapped via Google Earth, Google Maps or Panoramio.

http://www.panoramio.com/users/mnragnar