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Broadway Bridge, Spanning Mississippi River at Broadway Street, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN

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Summary

Significance: The Broadway Bridge was a four-span, wrought iron and steel, high through Pratt truss and was one of two known remaining decorative truss bridges in Minnesota. The bridge was fabricated by the King Iron and Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
Survey number: HAER MN-2
Building/structure dates: 1888 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1914 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1951 Subsequent Work

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Company
Cappelen, Frederick Whilhelm
McMullen, Arthur
Rinker, Andrew
Whittier, G E
Hilger, Donald
Jensen, Bill
Yearby, Jean P
Yearby, Jean P, transmitter
Hilger, Donald, photographer
Jensen, Bill, historian
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Location

Minneapolis (Minn.)44.99872, -93.24227
Google Map of 44.99871640000001, -93.2422735
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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