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Portage Lake Swing Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #428074

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Portage Lake on Road
Location
Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1891; Struck by the Northern Wave in 1905; Replaced 1906
Builders
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- Osborn Engineering Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.12391, -88.57405   (decimal degrees)
47°07'26" N, 88°34'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/380609/5220135 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chassell
Inventory number
BH 71789 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2018: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke