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Napier Bridge (Oldest)

Photos 

Napier Bridge (Oldest)

The Herald-Press: May 27 1965

BH Photo #450673

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Napier Avenue
Location
St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Collapsed due to ice flood March 12, 1904; replaced by new bridge
History
Built between 1850-1870; collapsed due to flooding in March 1904
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08849, -86.47471   (decimal degrees)
42°05'19" N, 86°28'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/543443/4659734 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85673 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com