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Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge

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Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge

Battle Creek Enquirer: July 17 1956

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BH Photo #450902

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Thornapple River on Ionia Road
Location
Eaton County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1957
Design
Pinned Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.61145, -85.02481   (decimal degrees)
42°36'41" N, 85°01'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/662007/4719559 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85699 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Eaton County, Michigan (26)
Lost (24,184)
Lost 1956 (69)
Lost during 1950s (655)
Michigan (1,118)
Owned by county (20,591)
Replaced by new bridge (16,140)
Through truss (14,889)
Truss (32,502)
Whipple truss (378)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • June 26, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

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

Comments 

Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge
Posted June 26, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

MURDERERS!!! }:-O

Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge
Posted June 26, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Well... Part of one! :-(

Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge
Posted June 26, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

A Whipple!