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Broadway Street Bridge (Older)

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Circa 1905

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BH Photo #435545

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Broadway Street in Union City.
Location
Union City, Branch County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Lost 3 months after March 1908flood
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (likely fabricator)
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06583, -85.13418   (decimal degrees)
42°03'57" N, 85°08'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/654366/4658769 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: added likely builder
  • August 30, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Updated history
  • March 22, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed from pony to through truss.
  • October 1, 2018: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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