Letter dated February 5, 1887 from Brig. General, Chief of Army Engineers James C. Duane to Senator Dwight M. Sabin indicating that the War Department has no authority over shortening the pontoon draws, as the bridge was built under the authority of the Minnesota Legislature.
View of the collapsed bridge after the well-drillling rig broke through while crossing on April 18, 1914. Notice the horse and wagon in the river. A few days before this, Marie Binger Bailey's uncle, Bernard Binger, had crossed the bridge with two loads of lumber. His daughter wrote: "The Angels are here."
Image of a group of men leveling the ground behind a steam powered machine. A man appears in the foreground, seated on a second piece of equipment. Bridge over the Beaver River near Beaver Bay, Minnesota. Completed during the Trunk Highway 1 project, now known as Scenic Highway 61.
Letter dated January 20, 1911 from E. J. Miller, Minnesota Highway Department to Stillwater City Engineer J. Abercrombie regarding the life expectancy, suggested method of repars and posted speed and wieght limits of the existing Stillwater pontoon bridge
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 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.