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Wahpeton-Breckenridge Interstate Bridge

Photos 

Bois du Sioux River Bridge, Breckenridge, MN

Old view of 6th Street Bridge.

Postcard, Skip Gatermann Collection.

BH Photo #148335

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Bois de Soiux River on Minnesota Street in Breckenridge
Location
Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota, and Richland County, North Dakota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
- Schauer Bros. of Wahpeton, North Dakota (Erectors)
Railroad
- Wahpeton-Breckenridge Street Railway
Design
Pinned Pennsylvania through truss with 5-slope (Camelback) upper chord.
Also called
Bois de Sioux River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.26373, -96.59893   (decimal degrees)
46°15'49" N, 96°35'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/685032/5126152 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wahpeton
Inventory number
BH 43567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Name change, builders+date, and Streetcar-related categories
  • April 11, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: located on map
  • October 31, 2009: Added by Skip Gatermann

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