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Lewis Street Swing Bridge

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Lewis Street Swing Bridge

During Flood

Photo From Scott County Historical Society

View this photo at scottcountyhistory.org

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Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Lewis Street
Location
Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in the 1880s, requested for scrap in 1942 due to WWII
Design
Through Truss swing span with pratt through truss approaches
Also called
Shakopee Iron Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.80055, -93.52592   (decimal degrees)
44°48'02" N, 93°31'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/458405/4960928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shakopee
Inventory number
BH 56353 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Lost (18,408)
Lost 1942 (20)
Lost during 1940s (229)
Minnesota (1,338)
Minnesota River (31)
Movable (2,688)
Navigable waterway (1,995)
Pin-connected (3,032)
Pratt through truss (4,543)
Pratt truss (7,929)
Scott County, Minnesota (39)
Shakopee, Minnesota (4)
Swing (1,238)
Through truss (12,799)
Truss (29,288)
Wooden deck (5,842)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 26, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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