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Historic Sites of Manitoba: La Riviere Railway Bridge (Pembina River, Municipality of Pembina)

This railway bridge over the Pembina River, with steel spans on stone piers and abutments, was constructed in the early 20th century as part of the CPR La Riviere Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Pembina. The spans were removed in January 2021.

La Riviere Railway Bridge

La Riviere Railway Bridge (May 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

La Riviere Railway Bridge

La Riviere Railway Bridge (May 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

La Riviere Railway Bridge shortly before demolition

La Riviere Railway Bridge shortly before demolition (January 2021)
Source: Chris Thompson

Site Location (lat/long): N49.24986, W98.70652
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mary Jane Valley Railway Bridge #1 (Mary Jane Creek, Municipality of Pembina)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mary Jane Valley Railway Bridge #2 (Mary Jane Creek, Municipality of Pembina)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mary Jane Valley Railway Bridge #3 (Mary Jane Creek, Municipality of Pembina)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Chris Thompson and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2021

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