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Cedar Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2019

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BH Photo #459954

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Cedar River on Cedar Avenue
Location
Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built c. 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
The Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.98080, -84.49618   (decimal degrees)
43°58'51" N, 84°29'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/700808/4872788 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87170 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Gladwin County, Michigan (4)
Gladwin, Michigan (1)
Lost (22,375)
Michigan (1,044)
Owned by city (4,938)
Pony truss (15,716)
Replaced by new bridge (14,945)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,722)
Truss (31,261)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2019: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Cedar Avenue Bridge
Posted November 10, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Assuming this was replaced with BH 20041, this was either built well before 1900 or else didn't have a terribly long lifespan. (Possibly a casualty of weather or human misdeed?)