Kern Bridge in 1990
|Nearest city||Skyline, Minnesota|
|Area||Less than one acre|
|Architect||Wrought Iron Bridge Company|
|Architectural style||Bowstring through truss|
|MPS||Blue Earth County MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||80001950|
|Added to NRHP||July 28, 1980|
Kern Bridge or Yaeger Bridge crosses the Le Sueur River in Blue Earth County in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It was built in 1873 using a bowstring through truss design by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company. It is 183.5 feet (56 m) long and carries a local road. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 as Minnesota's only bowstring arch truss bridge and oldest road bridge still in use. However it was closed to vehicle traffic in 1991.
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.
- "CRUbridgeappa" (PDF). MNDot.
- Gimmestad, Dennis (January 1980). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Kern Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-12-13.
- Linehan, Dan (2007-05-16). "Old bridge needs new use". Mankato Free Press. Mankato, Minn. Retrieved 2015-12-13.
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