The Stone Arch Bridge

The Stone Arch Bridge (HMDV2)

Location: Minneapolis, MN 55414 Hennepin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 58.873', W 93° 15.052'

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— Saint Anthony Falls Heritage Trail —

In 1879 St. Paul railroad magnate James J. Hill opened his "Manitoba line" to the Canadian border, linking the wheat fields of the Red River Valley with the flour mills of Minneapolis. To improve railroad access at the falls he built this 2,100-foot bridge that stands as a monument to the railroad era and Hill's vision. Completed in 1883 with a sweeping curve at its west end, the bridge is a unique example of skilled masonry construction. In 1974 it was named a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
HM NumberHMDV2
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 5:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 480221 N 4980894
Decimal Degrees44.98121667, -93.25086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 58.873', W 93° 15.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 58' 52.38" N, 93° 15' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)612, 952, 651, 763
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-423 Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis MN 55414, US
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