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Manitoba History No. 89
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Whitemouth River Bridge (Whitemouth River, RM of Whitemouth)

A steel truss bridge once enabled the Trans-Canada Highway to span the Whitemouth River at this site in the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth. In 1969, the bridge was moved to another site on the river but its concrete abutments are still visible on both banks of the river. The Trans-Canada Highway was rerouted southward and this route is now Provincial Trunk Highway 44.

Whitemouth River Bridge

Whitemouth River Bridge (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, George Harris Fonds, Acc. 1979-141, P7452, Album 18, Page 42.

Concrete abutments of the former Whitemouth River Bridge

Concrete abutments of the former Whitemouth River Bridge (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Steel truss bridge at its new site over the Whitemouth River

Steel truss bridge at its new site over the Whitemouth River (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.93922, W95.95748
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Steel Truss Bridge (Whitemouth River, RM of Whitemouth)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Trans-Canada Highway Monument (Eastern Manitoba)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Robert Porth, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 19 April 2019

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