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MILW - Mendota Swing Bridge

Photos 

Mendota Swing Bridge

Photo Contributed by John Marvig

BH Photo #272305

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 1900; Removed 1957
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Warren through truss
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