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NP - Bohemian Flats Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #511019

Description 

Bridge was located slightly downstream of present NP Bridge #9. Main trusses were strengthened and reused in the replacement bridge. Information from NPRHA online collections.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge and main spans reused
History
Built 1885; Replaced 1922
Builders
- Charles Frederick Loweth of Cleveland, Ohio (Design)
- Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware (Contractor)
- JW Kendrick (Chief Engineer)
- Onward Bates of St. Charles County, Missouri (Erection)
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
19 Deck Girders 30' to 40' long
6-60' "Triangular" Deck Truss spans
1-72' Lattice Deck Truss
2-245' Pinned Deck Trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 245.0 ft.
Total length: 1,582.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.97707, -93.24038   (decimal degrees)
44°58'37" N, 93°14'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481046/4980430 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added builders
  • October 29, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • October 29, 2021: Added by John Marvig

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