Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record
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BH Photo #159167
This bridge has been restored and is now open to the public!
News article about the repair of this bridge:
The local news has now said the State park surrounding this bridge is going to be closed until further notice and there's some footage of the badly damaged bridge here:
Comparing the photos at the top with the news photo, that was an AMAZING amount of water roaring through the gorge. For those of you not familiar with Jay Cooke State Park, it is the spot where the St. Louis River descends 600 feet from the Canadian Shield to Lake Superior.
Image as of this morning from StarTribune.com
21 June 2012 2:17am EDT: This bridge has been heavily damaged, if not destroyed, by the recent flooding in the Duluth MN area.