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Kern Bridge
Rare Minnesota example of bowstring-arch through truss, constructed 1873.

County:  Blue Earth
Address:  Twp. Rd. 190 over Le Sueur River
City or Township:  Mankato Twp., South Bend Twp.
Listing Date:  July 28, 1980
Nomination:  80001950.pdf
Significance Level:   State
Criteria:   C (see criteria)
Date:   1873
Style:   Steel H Truss
Architect:   Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Theme:   engineering
Historic Functions:   Road-related (Vehicular)
Current Functions:   Road-related (Vehicular)
Foundation Material:   Stone
Roof Material:   Inapplicable
Wall Material:   Inapplicable

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