Picture Book Minneapolis

ST. ANTHONY FALLS At this point is his long journey of nearly 300 miles the Father of Waters is captured and imaginatively harnessed and before being released is made to provide the lion’s share of power for turning the industrial wheels of a great city. OLD BLOCK HOUSE, FORT SNELLING …

The St. Anthony Falls Bridge

Originally known as the St. Anthony Falls Bridge, the Third Avenue Bridge carries road traffic above the edge of Saint Anthony Falls. Designed by city engineer Frederick W. Cappelen, the bridge curves to avoid fractures in the limestone bedrock. Construction on the bridge’s long series of open spandrel arches began …