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Mississippi River Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Mississippi River Bridge

1909 view

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #470968

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Parrish Avenue
Location
Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909
Builder
- Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 266.0 ft.
Total length: 540.0 ft.
Also called
"Elk River Bridge"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.30123, -93.56544   (decimal degrees)
45°18'04" N, 93°33'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/455668/5016569 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2021: Updated by Martin Johnson: Correction of build date, addition of bridge fabricator
  • April 25, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Martin Johnson