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LSRC - Bay City Swing Bridge

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Detroit & Mackinac Railroad Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #285958

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Lake State Railway (formerly Detroit & Mackinac RR)
Location
Essexville, Bay County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892
Railroads
- Detroit & Mackinac Railway (DM)
- Lake State Railway (LSRC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 260.0 ft.
Total length: 740.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
DM - Bay City Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.61340, -83.85729   (decimal degrees)
43°36'48" N, 83°51'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/269432/4832902 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Essexville
Inventory number
BH 52119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added photograph
  • July 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 18, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 20, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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