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Windom Bridge

Photos 

Windom Bridge (Old)

View of the wreck of the Windom Bridge

Photo taken from Engineering Record October 7, 1899

BH Photo #499920

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad
Location
Cottonwood County, Minnesota
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1883; Collision 1899
Railroad
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
Design
Iron Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 257.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.86086, -95.11347   (decimal degrees)
43°51'39" N, 95°06'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/330157/4858590 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93369 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2021: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com