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Bridge at Bailey County Park

Photos 

Looking west.

A bucolic setting.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in May 2010

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BH Photo #166037

Map 

Description 

The original shoreline highway has long since been bypassed; this bridge remains preserved within Bailey County Park, still providing passage over the creek.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete pony arch bridge on Predecessor of Highway M-26
Location
Menominee County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
This bridge was part of the early shoreline highway along Green Bay, before highways HAD numbers.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.29138, -87.44357   (decimal degrees)
45°17'29" N, 87°26'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/465217/5015415 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arthur Bay
Elevation
590 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45344 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,528)
Built 1911 (743)
Built during 1910s (9,242)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,772)
Deck arch (10,780)
Menominee County, Michigan (20)
Michigan (1,041)
Open (38,203)
Owned by county (20,046)
Span length under 25 feet (6,521)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,705)

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2012: New photos from Robert Thompson
  • May 22, 2010: Added by Robert Thompson