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MILW - Mendota Swing Bridge

Photo 

Mendota Swing Bridge

Fort Snelling MN removed in 1957

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #272396

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Milwaukee Road
Location
St. Paul, Hennepin County, Minnesota, and Dakota County, Minnesota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Approach Spans built 1894, swing span built between 1910 and 1915; Removed 1957
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
MILW Bridge #S-334
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.88853, -93.17898   (decimal degrees)
44°53'19" N, 93°10'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/485866/4970582 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Inventory number
BH 59116 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 31, 2013: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler