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Manitoba History No. 88

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Millford Railway Bridge (Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

When this railway bridge was built in 1895, spanning the Souris River in what is now the Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress, it was the longest bridge in Canada. Today, only its centre span is visible because the approaches were completely covered with fill.

Millford Railway Bridge

Millford Railway Bridge (1880s)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Millford 3.

Millford Railway Bridge

Covering the Millford Railway Bridge with fill (1890s)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Millford 5, N10098.

Millford Railway Bridge

Central span of the Millford Railway Bridge (April 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.62787, W99.57188
denoted by symbol on the map above


We thank Walter Cullen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 September 2015

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