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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Bowstring Arch Bridge No. 503 (Crystal Creek, Crystal City, Municipality of Louise)

This concrete bowstring arch bridge over the Crystal Creek, near Crystal City in the Rural Municipality of Louise, was constructed between 1919 and 1920 by the Winnipeg construction firm of Alex Gall and Company using Plan 503. The cost of construction was $12,049.

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City (May 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City (May 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Aerial view of concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City

Aerial view of concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City (August 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City

Concrete bowstring arch bridge no. 503 near Crystal City (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.14777, W98.95802
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Bowstring Arch Bridge (Cypress Creek, Clearwater, Municipality of Louise)

Sources:

Manitoba historic bridges inventory book (1920s), copy in possession of Gordon Goldsborough on loan from David Ennis.

We thank Rose Kuzina and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 August 2022

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