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Half Moon Lake Road - Beebe Creek Bridge

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Half Moon Lake Road - Beebe Creek Bridge

The Hillsdale Daily News: June 27 1963

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BH Photo #449917

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Beebe Creek on Half Moon Lake Road
Location
Hillsdale County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1969
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95236, -84.61223   (decimal degrees)
41°57'08" N, 84°36'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/697903/4647244 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85581 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,902)
Built 1895 (256)
Built during 1890s (2,755)
Hillsdale County, Michigan (8)
Lost (22,381)
Lost 1969 (57)
Lost during 1960s (616)
Michigan (1,044)
Owned by county (20,082)
Pony truss (15,718)
Replaced by new bridge (14,947)
Truss (31,264)
Wooden deck (6,000)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Half Moon Lake Road - Beebe Creek Bridge
Posted June 17, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Archaic and Rotting were his two favorite words !

Half Moon Lake Road - Beebe Creek Bridge
Posted June 17, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Love this writer's lack of knowledge and dramatic flair in penning this article. They forget to mention the part about how a lack of maintenance plays a major role in a bridge reaching this condition!