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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fairford Railway Bridge (RM of Grahamdale)

This steel bridge across the Fairford River, in the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale, was constructed around 1910 during construction of a line of the Canadian Northern Railway to the mines at Gypsumville. Designed to pivot in the centre to permit passages of ships on the river, the bridge is now abandoned.

Fairford Railway Bridge

Fairford Railway Bridge (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Fairford Railway Bridge

Fairford Railway Bridge (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Aerial view of the Fairford Railway Bridge

Aerial view of the Fairford Railway Bridge (June 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.60220, W98.70200
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba


We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and S. Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 June 2021

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