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Blood's Bridge

Photos 

1910 postcard view

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BH Photo #513990

Facts 

Overview
Lost bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over River Raisin on Blood Road
Location
Lenawee County, Michigan
Status
No longer exists; bridge removed with no replacement
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.99455, -83.93303   (decimal degrees)
41°59'40" N, 83°55'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/257061/4653333 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95568 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (314)
Bedstead Pratt pony truss (364)
Bedstead truss (544)
Lenawee County, Michigan (76)
Lost (28,445)
Michigan (1,390)
One-lane traffic (7,833)
Pin-connected (4,688)
Pony truss (17,009)
Pratt pony truss (3,949)
Pratt truss (10,291)
River Raisin (48)
Truss (35,432)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Corrected truss type to bedstead Pratt
  • December 25, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Found location
  • December 24, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Blood's Bridge
Posted December 25, 2021, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

I will note:

Going through the aerials on this one, it appears to still be there in 1971 - but come 1983, it's gone. My bet: It was removed during the 70s.