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Old 4th St Bridge

Photo 

Northfield Post Truss

1864

Photo taken by Benjamin Cole

BH Photo #177619

Map 

Description 

Found this old pic on the internet any help with the truss description would be helpful i think its a post thru truss

Facts 

Overview
Lost Haupt through truss bridge over Cannon River on 4th st
Location
Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota
Status
Lost
History
Built 1864
Design
Haupt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.45743, -93.16144   (decimal degrees)
44°27'27" N, 93°09'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/487156/4922693 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northfield
Inventory number
BH 46187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,622)
Built 1864 (28)
Built during 1860s (522)
Haupt truss (5)
Lost (24,922)
Minnesota (1,524)
Northfield, Minnesota (5)
Rice County, Minnesota (29)
Through truss (15,152)
Truss (32,923)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2010: Added by Benjamin Cole

Sources 

  • Benjamin Cole - mountainjam99 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old 4th St Bridge
Posted August 29, 2014, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I tend to agree that it is likely a Haupt Truss under construction. Here is another old photo that shows a Haupt with arches before the siding was put on it.

http://bridgehunter.com/in/de-kalb/newville-covered/

Old 4th St Bridge
Posted August 29, 2014, by Will Truax (Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com)

Nothing Post like that I see.

Old 4th St Bridge
Posted August 29, 2014, by TRC (covbridges [at] msn [dot] com)

Looks like it may be a Haupt Truss or variation. Has some of the features of other Haupt Trusses.

Old 4th St Bridge
Posted September 16, 2010, by Benjamin Cole (mountainjam99 [at] gmail [dot] com)

here ya go

Old 4th St Bridge
Posted September 15, 2010, by David A. Shaw (scpry1 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Do you have a larger image of that photo?