Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wood Pony Truss Bridge (RM of Whitemouth)

This single-lane, wooden pony truss bridge near Whitemouth in the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth was built around 1933 by Winnipeg brewer Arnold W. Riedle. In March 2015, the bridge was demolished and replaced by a modern steel span.

Wood Pony Truss Bridge near Whitemouth

Wood Pony Truss Bridge near Whitemouth (August 2012)
Source: George Penner

Wood Pony Truss Bridge near Whitemouth

Wood Pony Truss Bridge near Whitemouth (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.95298, W95.96812
denoted by symbol on the map above


Crossing that bridge: Business owners, community find cash to replace crumbling span” by Bill Redekop, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 March 2015, page B3.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 December 2022

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