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Poor Farm Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #115257

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Cottonwood River on Cottonwood Street in New Ulm
Location
New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1907 by the Security Bridge Co.; closed to traffic 1991; replaced 1994
Builder
- Security Bridge Co. of Billings, Montana
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.7 ft.
Total length: 154.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.28917, -94.43917   (decimal degrees)
44°17'21" N, 94°26'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/385177/4904997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Ulm
Inventory number
BH 36710 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2008: New photos from Historic American Engineering Record

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Comments 

Poor Farm Bridge
Posted September 5, 2015, by Jason Smith (flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com)

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