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GT - Saginaw River Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss double swing bridge over Saginaw River on Grand Trunk Railway
Location
Bay City, Bay County, Michigan
Status
Removed
History
Built 1913, Removed 19XX
Builders
- H.B. Stuart (Superstructure Engineer)
- R.D. Garner (Substructure Engineer)
- W.J. Meagher & Sons of Bay City, Michigan (Substructure Contractor)
- Wisconsin Bridge Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Superstructure Contractor)
Railroad
- Grand Trunk Railroad (GT)
Design
2 250' Modified pratt through truss swing spans
5 160' Modified pratt through truss spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 1,300.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.58835, -83.89673   (decimal degrees)
43°35'18" N, 83°53'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/266152/4830230 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2016: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 12, 2016: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

GT - Saginaw River Bridge
Posted September 12, 2016, by Douglas Butler

I recognize the double section of a planned design.

GT - Saginaw River Bridge
Posted September 12, 2016, by Douglas Butler

I see another swing span further left of a double swing