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Wabasha Street Bridge (Original)

Photos 

1858 Truss

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923. Courtesy of the New York Public Library

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BH Photo #348768

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Wabasha Street
Location
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1858; Main truss upgraded 1869; Replaced 1889
Builders
- J & J Napier of St. Paul, Minnesota (1858 Substructure Contractor)
- Judson W. Bishop of St. Paul, Minnesota (1869 Truss Engineer)
- Rudolph H. Fitz of St. Paul, Minnesota (1858 Superstructure Contractor)
- Sanford A. Hooper of St. Paul, Minnesota (1858 Substructure Contractor)
- William P. Farrell of St. Paul, Minnesota (1869 Truss Contractor)
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.94285, -93.09182   (decimal degrees)
44°56'34" N, 93°05'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/492756/4976605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul East
Inventory number
BH 70910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2016: Added by Luke

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