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MQT - Manistee River Swing Bridge

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C&O Railroad Manistee River swing bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #294497

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Manistee River on Marquette Rail, Former C&O Railroad/Pere Marquette/Michigan East and West Railway line in Manistee
Location
Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Used to access industry(Paper Mill?) on South side of bridge. Rail line is gone South of here. Has a
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Marquette Rail (MQT)
- Pere Marquette Railroad (PM)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.25191, -86.31761   (decimal degrees)
44°15'07" N, 86°19'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/554478/4900078 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkdale
Inventory number
BH 42569 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 4, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 28, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 19, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 17, 2009: Essay added by James Norwood

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