Telegram dated February 8, 1929 from August Andresen announcing that the Andresen Bill for construction of a new bridge at Stillwater was approved by the U. S. Senate, and would now go to the President for approval.
Resolution dated October 2, 1924 requesting State Highway Commissioner of Minnesota to take over that part of the bridge owned by the city of Stillwater within the limits of the state of Minnesota and make it part of Trunk Highway No. 45. Includes part of Subdivision 1 of Section 13, Chapter 323, Laws 1921 relating to interstate bridges.
Speech given on March 23, 1928 by N. O. Varnum of Hudson, Wisconsin, chairman of the Highway Committee of the County Board of St. Croix County to citizens of St. Joseph Township, Wisconsin regarding the interstate bridge.
Public Law No. 740 H. R. 13502, approved February 13, 1929--An Act Authorizing the state of Minnesota and the State of Wisconsin to construct, maintain and operate a free highway bridge across the Saint Croix River at or near Stillwater, Minnesota.
An aerial view (for a 1961 Photo Contest) of the Duluth-Superior port and the incomplete high bridge, a tied-arch suspension span, whose construction began November 28, 1958 and was dedicated December 2, 1971.
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
Looking northwest at the two Anoka-Champlin bridges that span the Mississippi River. The new bridge was completed in 1929 and is located in front of the older bridge. The bridge connects Anoka to Champlin.
Notes dated October 17, 1924 regarding the location the bridge over the St. Croix River and the direction of the St. Croix River flow. The handwritten notes are written on an advertising borchure for the Custom Built Cadillac Fisher, St. Paul Cadillac Company.
Notes dated July 28, 1924 of Hudson, Wisconsin Mayor George H. Tappins regarding cost of Hudson bridge. The handwritten notes are written on the back of a blank invoice for Consolidated Lumber Company, Retail Yards in Stillwater, Minnesota.
Letter dated March 12, 1925 from W. J. Madden, Stillwater Association of Public and Business Affairs to Asa G. Briggs, St. Paul Association of Public and Business Affairs suggesting that the City of St. Paul should share in the expense of a new bridge at Stillwater since many of the people crossing the bridge are travelling to and from St. Paul.
Letter dated January 5, 1925 from M. W. Torkelson, Wisconsin Highway Commissioner to Stillwater City AttorneyEdwin D. Buffington regarding St. Croix County's as opposed to the sate of Wisconsin's responsibility for maintaining a new bridge.
Letter dated March 27, 1925 from W. F. Rosenwald, Minnesota Highway Department Maintenance Engineer toStillwater Mayor R. J. Coffeen including Order No. 4476 to extend temporary location of Trunk Highway No. 45 along the inter-state bridge to the Wisconsin state line.
Letter dated July 16, 1925 from Thomas Mohn, City Attorney of Red Wing, MN to Stillwater City Attorney Buffington asking for a copy of the resolution dated October 2, 1924 giving the State of Minnesota the control of the bridge.
Letter dated April 5, 1928 from Thomas Mac Donald, Chief of Bureau of Public Roads to Senator Henrik Shipstead clarifying federal aid available for bridges, and questioning the eligibility of federal aid for the interstate bridge because of the portion of the bridge within the Stillwater city limits.
Letter dated October 2, 1924 from Stillwater Mayor R. J. Coffeen to C. M. Babcock, Commissioner of Highways regarding a special meeting and resolution passed regarding maintenance and ownership of the Stillwater portion of the bridge.
Letter dated July 10, 1924 from Stillwater Mayor R. J. Coffeen to C. M. Babcock, Commissioner of Highways regarding maintenance, repair and ownership of proposed bridge, including Chap. 530 Laws 1919. Article 16 Constitution of Minnesota regarding Route No. 45.
Letter dated April 3, 1924 from Stillwater Mayor R. J. Coffeen to C. M. Babcock, Commissioner of Highways regarding ownership of the bridge, Chapter 323 of laws of 1921 and the role of the state highway commission.
Letter dated March 27, 1928 from Stillwater City Attorney Edwin D. Buffington to W. J. Madden, Stillwater Association of Public and Business Affairs regarding Hudson Mayor N. C. Varnum's address to citizens of St. Joseph Township regarding the interstate bridge.
Letter dated March 13, 1925 from Stillwater City Attorney Edwin D. Buffington to Wisconsin Highway Commission regarding the continuing progress of legislation in Minnesota and Wisconsin regarding the interstate bridge.
Letter dated January 21, 1925 from Stillwater City Attorney Edwin D. Buffington to Wisconsin Highway Commissionen regarding joint resolution passed in Minnesota and proposed bill authorizing the Wisconsin State Highway Commission to construct, re-construct, repair, maintain and operate inter-state bridges.