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6th Street Bridge (Older)

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6th Street Bridge

Bridge Across Des Moines River, 6th Street Looking East, Windom, Minn

1908 Postcard Contributed by David Shedlock

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BH Photo #415174

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Sixth Street/ MN Hwy. 62
Location
Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1880, replaced by a concrete T-beam bridge in 1922 and again by a concrete girder bridge in 1975
Design
Pratt through truss with M-frame portal bracings and pinned connections.
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Island Park Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.86225, -95.11964   (decimal degrees)
43°51'44" N, 95°07'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/329665/4858757 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 79846 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2017: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information about the history of the bridge. Extant but as a concrete bridge and part of MN Hwy. 62
  • December 27, 2017: Added by David Shedlock

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Sources 

  • David Shedlock
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com