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NP - Brainerd Bridge (2nd)

Photos 

North from below bridge, Brainerd

Photo taken by F. Jay Haynes

BH Photo #350115

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1876; Replaced 1901
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
3 141' Post Deck Trusses
1 97' Post Deck Truss
1 60' Howe Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 683.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.35656, -94.21026   (decimal degrees)
46°21'24" N, 94°12'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/406890/5134376 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71436 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • March 20, 2016: New photo from GS
  • March 20, 2016: Added by ArtS

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