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Buffalo River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Relocated pony truss bridge over Buffalo River on CR 96
Location
Clay County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge, but relocated to Meeker County.
History
Built 1907
Builder
- Fargo Bridge & Iron Co. of Fargo, North Dakota
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 136.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Also called
Tufton Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.02028, -96.74306   (decimal degrees)
47°01'13" N, 96°44'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671517/5209889 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Felton SW
Inventory numbers
MN 90818 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20329 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Not lost, relocated. Added related bridge.
  • January 30, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Buffalo River Bridge
Posted August 11, 2008, by BS

MN Bridge # 90818 was removed in October 2007 and replaced with a more modern bridge. The bridge was originally built by Fargo & Iron Works of Fargo, ND at a cost of $1440.00. The contract was let on the April 23, 1907 and was completed and accepted by the Township Board of Kragness on August 12, 1907. The bridge was a pin through type Bridge that appeared to be a Pratt Truss. The bridge was known locally as the 'Tuffton' bridge.