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Red Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on State aid road 8N (formerly) in Windom
Location
Windom, Jackson County, Minnesota
Status
Lost
History
Built in 1909, made obsolete when road was rerouted to the west. Later renamed CSAH 17. Bridge was closed in 1974; later removed in 1975
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 115.0 ft.
Also called
Des Moines River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.84279, -95.10073   (decimal degrees)
43°50'34" N, 95°06'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/331130/4856557 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 36430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2017: Updated by Jason Smith: Readjusted the GPS coordinates to reflect on the bridge's location before it was removed.
  • June 9, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith
  • March 28, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com