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Selby Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #115278

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost skewed through truss bridge over the Soo Line Railroad and Ayd Mill Road on Selby Avenue
Location
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1890; modified 1960; closed to trafic in 1989; replaced 1993
Builders
- Andreas Wendslbo Munster of Bergen, Hordaland, Norway (Design)
- Charles Stone of St. Paul, Minnesota (Substructure)
- Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware (Superstructure)
Railroads
- St. Paul City Railway
- Streetcar
- Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (TCRT; TCL)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 171.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.94663, -93.16072   (decimal degrees)
44°56'48" N, 93°09'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/487320/4977034 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Inventory number
BH 36712 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added substructure contractor
  • May 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Twin City Rapid Transit Co.", "Streetcar", "Railroad", "Rail-and-road"
  • June 16, 2008: New photos from Historic American Engineering Record

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