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Kent Trail - Grand River Bridge

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Kent Trail - Grand River Bridge

Former New York Central Railroad

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #294588

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Kent Trail (formerly LS&MS RR)
Location
Kent County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1894; fixed in place 1907; railroad was abandoned 1975
Railroads
- Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad (LS&MS)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Hopewell Indian Mounds Railroad Bridge
LS&MS Grand River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.93771, -85.72285   (decimal degrees)
42°56'16" N, 85°43'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/604204/4754689 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Rapids West
Inventory number
BH 52084 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 17, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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