State Historic Preservation Office

Bridge No. 4969, Camp Ripley Bridge

Name of Property: Bridge No. 4969, Camp Ripley Bridge
City or Vicinity: Carries TH 115 and the BNSF Railroad over the Mississippi River between Grouse Rd. on the West and TH 371 on the East, Ripley and Green Prairie Townships, Morrison County
County: Morrison County
State: MN
Name of Photographer: Andrea C. Pizza
Date of Photographs:

Documentation (PDF)

Overview of Bridge No. 4969, looking northwest

Example of pier, looking west

East abutment, looking southwest

Railroad track, looking east

Underside of Bridge No. 4969 at east end, depicting steel railroad ties

View showing differential elevation of girders on eastern pier, looking south

Detail of alternating partial- and full-depth stiffeners on central girders

Detail of cross-bracing between central girders

Detail of ornamental railing, south side of Bridge No. 4969, looking southeast

 

 

Bridge No. 4969 deck showing offset track, looking east