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MILW - Hastings Swing Bridge (Older)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss swing over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Location
Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota, and Washington County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871; Replaced 1891
Builders
- American Bridge Works of Chicago, Illinois
- Langdon & Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota (Substructure)
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Post through truss (Swing)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.74599, -92.84739   (decimal degrees)
44°44'46" N, 92°50'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/512081/4954744 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70192 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected info
  • December 7, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 6, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler