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NP - Brainerd Bridge (1st)

Photo 

Scientific American, Volume XXVI, Number 13, New York

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Courtsey of the Crow Wing Count Historical Society

View this photo at crowwinghistory.org

BH Photo #351231

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1871; Collapsed under weight of a train July 27th 1875; Replaced 1876
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
1 134' Howe through truss
2 134' Howe Deck trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.0 ft.
Total length: 402.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.35627, -94.21060   (decimal degrees)
46°21'23" N, 94°12'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/406864/5134344 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71706 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2016: Added by Luke

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