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Lake Street-Marshall Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge, Looking From South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #153086

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on Lake Street and Marshall Avenue
Location
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, and Ramsey County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1888 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company; modified in 1904-5; Replaced in 1989
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Railroads
- Streetcar
- Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (TCRT; TCL)
Design
Two-span wrought iron open-spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 456.0 ft.
Total length: 1,271.0 ft.
Deck width: 31.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.94840, -93.20213   (decimal degrees)
44°56'54" N, 93°12'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484054/4977238 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Inventory number
BH 43926 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2016: New photos from Dave King
  • May 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed type to iron arch
  • July 18, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Interurban", "Railroad", "Twin Cities Rapid Transportation Co."
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated GPS coordinates and bridge type: This bridge was actually a two-span open-spandrel deck arch.
  • January 23, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER MN-6 - Lake Street-Marshall Avenue Bridge, Spanning Mississippi River, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN
  • Matt Lohry
  • Luke
  • Minnesota Reflections - Image
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com