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CP - Camden Place Bridge


CP Camden Bridge

From west bank

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2012


BH Photo #238935

Street Views 


Warren deck truss bridge over Mississippi River and St. Anthony Pkwy on Canadian Pacific Railway
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Open to traffic
Built 1905, Extended 1936; Modified at additonal unknown dates
- Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota (1905 Superstructure)
- Newmann & Hay of St. Paul, Minnesota (Substructure)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Minneapolis, St. Paul, & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (SOO)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
From East to West:
10' Concrete slab
55' Through Plate Girder
1-100'; 2-110' Warren Deck Truss
1-125' Suspended Deck Plate Girder
1-110';1-115';1-110' Warren Deck Truss
2 Span I-Beam
In Addition, there are 5 Deck Plate Girder spans near the west end of the bridge that branch off, carrying an abandoned line to the former north/south industrial line connecting from the Soo Line to the Great Northern in downtown Minneapolis. These 5 Spans are known as the "south wye spans"
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 904.0 ft.
Also called
CP - Mississippi River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.02926, -93.28075   (decimal degrees)
45°01'45" N, 93°16'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/477883/4986239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis North
Inventory number
BH 53394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added builder
  • April 29, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 7, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 27, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 25, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 17, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • September 2, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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