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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Beam Bridge (Souris River, Municipality of Two Borders)

This lengthy concrete beam bridge over the Souris River in the Municipality of Two Borders near Coulter, now on an abandoned portion of Provincial Trunk Highway 251, was constructed in 1931 by local contractors James Robertson (1880-1970) and John James Morrow. It was used until the 1960s when a new highway route was built to the south.

Concrete beam bridge over Souris River

Concrete beam bridge over Souris River (June 2008)
Source: Manny Jacob

Concrete beam bridge over Souris River

Concrete beam bridge over Souris River (September 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.09099, W100.94737
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John James Morrow (1874-1962)


Our First Century: Town of Melita and Municipality of Arthur by Melita-Arthur History Committee, 1983, pages 402, 634, 700.

This page was prepared by George Penner, Manny Jacob, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 June 2023

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