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Mouse River Wagon Bridge

Photo 

Mouse River Wagon Bridge

1909 view

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #495939

Description 

This may be the predecessor bridge to the relocated 2nd Avenue span.

Fargo Bridge & Iron Company based on plaque design.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mouse (Souris) River on N Main Street
Location
Velva, McHenry County, North Dakota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Fargo Bridge & Iron Co. of Fargo, North Dakota
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.06374, -100.92878   (decimal degrees)
48°03'49" N, 100°55'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/356302/5325184 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • April 20, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com