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Graffiti Bridge

Map 

Description 

Bridge was a local landmark before being lost to progress. Was the namesake of the Prince Movie "Graffiti Bridge". Build date provided by ICC Valuation Summary Report, courtesy Doug Harding collection.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Valley View Road on Former Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Location
Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902, Lost 1991
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.86935, -93.46684   (decimal degrees)
44°52'10" N, 93°28'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/463122/4968542 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eden Prairie
Inventory number
BH 67336 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: corrected build date
  • April 30, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information

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