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Maple Street Bridge (Old)

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Maple Street Bridge (Old)

Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #323772

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Description 

The old Scherzer type rolling lift bascule bridge was replaced with todays Fixed trunnion type.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Manistee River on Manistee River on Maple Street
Location
Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1908 ; replaced in 1964
Builders
- Brown Brothers of Lansing, Michigan
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Manistee Light & Traction Co. (ML&T)
Design
Deck girder bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.24838, -86.32370   (decimal degrees)
44°14'54" N, 86°19'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/553994/4899683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manistee
Inventory number
BH 67347 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 6, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • May 1, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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