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Tallman Road Bridge

Photos 

MI-91-1

Photo taken by Dietrich Floeter, January 1995, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #120832

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Looking Glass River on Tallman Road in Eagle
Location
Eagle, Clinton County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1880; Replaced 1996
Builder
- Penn Bridge Works of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
6 panel Pratt through truss, wooden deck.
"The Tallman Road Bridge is one of the oldest metal truss bridges in Michigan designed and built in 1880 circa. It is [was] a Pratt Through Truss type of structure and one of a few left in Michigan."
Gerald Ritchie, Engineer
Clinton County Road Commission
Dimensions
Span length: 89.0 ft.
Total length: 89.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.82780, -84.75912   (decimal degrees)
42°49'40" N, 84°45'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/683163/4744128 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eagle
Inventory numbers
MINBI 19307H00014B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 37152 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER MI-91 - Tallman Road Bridge