Stone Arch Bridge
Backstory and Context
Railroad baron James J. Hill built the bridge in 1883 to link the two sides of the Mississippi, thereby facilitating greater movement of people and goods. Trains used the bridge until 1965. Repair work began in 1980 and now only bikers and walkers use it.
Photo: Wright, F. L. Stone Arch Bridge, Milling District, St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis, Minn. 1907. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. N.p. N.d. Library of Congress. Web. 16 July 2015.