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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Beam Bridge No. 64 (Scallion Creek, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

Construction of this concrete beam bridge over the Scallion Creek along an abandoned portion of highway 256 (E4-11-28W) in what is now the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth was completed in September 1916, by contractors A. Munro and William Newman & Company using Plan 64, at a cost of $1,165.

Concrete beam bridge no. 64 over the Scallion Creek along an abandoned portion of highway 256

Concrete beam bridge no. 64 over the Scallion Creek along an abandoned portion of highway 256 (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete beam bridge no. 64 over the Scallion Creek

Concrete beam bridge no. 64 over the Scallion Creek (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89116, W101.24051
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Newman (1866-1952)

Sources:

Good Roads Board Records, GR0016, Schedule A0215, G10707, Folio 7, RM of Wallace, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

Page revised: 15 August 2021

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