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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Beam Bridge No. 1309 (Elgin Creek, Municipality of Grassland)

This concrete bridge over Elgin Creek, north of Elgin in the Municipality of Grassland, was built in 1926 by the firm of Kelly and Kimberly, using Plan 1309, at a cost of $3,640.

Concrete beam bridge no. 1309 over Elgin Creek

Concrete beam bridge no. 1309 over Elgin Creek (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete beam bridge no. 1309 over Elgin Creek

Concrete beam bridge no. 1309 over Elgin Creek (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete beam bridge no. 1309 over Elgin Creek

Concrete beam bridge no. 1309 over Elgin Creek (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.45912, W100.26312
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Gary Ewen.

Page revised: 30 September 2021

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