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Monroe Street Bridge (Older)

Photo 

1895 photo

Courtesy of Monroe In History

BH Photo #444859

Map 

Description 

This and the Macomb Street Bridge were possibly built at the same time.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over River Raisin on Monroe Street
Location
Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1868 by Simon de Graff
Builders
- Simon de Graff of Syracuse, New York (Builder)
- Squire Whipple of Albany, New York (Design)
Design
(2)9-panel Bowstring through truss; Wrought & cast iron
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91737, -83.39689   (decimal degrees)
41°55'03" N, 83°23'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/301232/4643380 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84704 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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