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Second Carver Railroad Bridge

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Second Carver Bridge

Photo owned by John Marvig

View this photo at pegnsean.net

BH Photo #242234

Map 

Description 

The second railroad bridge at carver, and the least known was very interesting as well

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Location
Carver, Carver County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895
Railroad
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
Quadruple intersection lattice Through truss Swing Bridge over Minnesota River
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 269.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76317, -93.62215   (decimal degrees)
44°45'47" N, 93°37'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450763/4956830 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shakopee
Inventory number
BH 54248 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 1, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler