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Belinda Street Bridge

Photos 

Fair Use

BH Photo #334130

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Belinda Street
Location
Bay City, Bay County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893; Replaced 1976;
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.61312, -83.87436   (decimal degrees)
43°36'47" N, 83°52'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/268053/4832919 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Essexville
Inventory number
BH 68776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,222)
Bay City, Michigan (12)
Bay County, Michigan (17)
Built 1893 (185)
Built during 1890s (2,487)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 1976 (42)
Lost during 1970s (394)
Michigan (885)
Movable (2,710)
Owned by city (4,545)
Pratt through truss (4,622)
Pratt truss (8,066)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Swing (1,250)
Through truss (12,945)
Truss (29,539)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 4, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 3, 2015: Updated by Luke: Corrected default as the bridge was a through truss swing, not a bascule.
  • August 3, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 2, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Belinda Street Bridge
Posted August 3, 2015, by Luke

The Independence Bridge replaced the Belinda Street Bridge: http://www.baycitymi.org/resources/links/item/311-bay-city-b...

Also, the entry is quite clearly made for the 1893 swing bridge, not the bascule you sketched.

Belinda Street Bridge
Posted August 3, 2015, by Douglas Butler

Maybe this bascule bridge replaced it.