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Elm Valley Road-Galien River Bridge

Photo 

Elm Valley Road - Galien River

The South Bend Tribune: October 11 1979

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BH Photo #457157

Facts 

Overview
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Galien River on Elm Valley Road
Location
Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Struck by car October 7, 1979, and collapsed
Design
4-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82769, -86.65581   (decimal degrees)
41°49'40" N, 86°39'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/528581/4630702 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Berrien County, Michigan (53)
Destroyed by collision (105)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (599)
Lost (29,973)
Lost 1979 (106)
Lost during 1970s (986)
Michigan (1,428)
Owned by county (21,715)
Pony truss (17,222)
Pratt pony truss (4,020)
Pratt truss (10,535)
Truss (36,744)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 1, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Elm Valley Road-Galien River Bridge
Posted October 2, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm hazarding a guess that, much like the Honeytown Bridge, this too was left to be removed after its collision-collapse.