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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Steel Pony Truss Bridge (Whitemud River, Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)

A small steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River, near the former community of Mekiwin in the Rural Municipality of Lansdowne, was built in the early 20th century.

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River (August 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River (August 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River (February 2021)
Source: George Penner

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River

Steel pony truss bridge over the Whitemud River (July 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.17555, W99.13347
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2021

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