Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Gold Mine Bridge (Bridge 89850)

Gold Mine Bridge (Bridge 89850)

Gold Mine Bridge (Bridge 89850)
See features of the bridge

History & significance

The Gold Mine Bridge is a Parker through truss bridge that carries County Road 17 (Kenwood Avenue) over the Minnesota River in Delhi Township, Redwood County. It was built in 1903 by Lawrence Henry Johnson of Minneapolis. The bridge is significant as an excellent example of the Parker through truss bridge type and for its association with Lawrence Henry Johnson, a significant Minnesota builder.

Location

Delhi Township (Redwood County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.61974301, -95.17788927

Bridge features

Gold Mine Bridge (Bridge 89850)

Overall design aesthetic in response to the bridge’s urban park setting. Notable aesthetic features of the bridge include the variable-depth fascia girders and ornamental railings featuring Moderne details.