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Memorial Bridge (Old)

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Memorial Bridge (Old)

Replaced in 1933

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2016

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BH Photo #360913

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Description 

This old swing bridge was caught on fire in 1871 and replaced in 1893 with a new bascule bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Manistee River on US 31 Memorial
Location
Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Caught on fire 1871, replaced 1893 ,new bascule bridge built 1933
Builder
- Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
Smith Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.25037, -86.31914   (decimal degrees)
44°15'01" N, 86°19'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/554357/4899907 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 18, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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