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M - 104 Bridge

Waddell & Harrington type

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #285304

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Description 

A Waddell & Harrington type of a Rolling Bearing Trunnion type bascule bridge designed by J.A.L Waddell and his partner John L. Harrington. They specializes in vertical lift bridges designs also bascule bridges. However few bascule bridges was constructed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Spring Lake on M -104
Location
Ferrysburg, Ottawa County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1924; Replaced 1964
Builder
- Waddell & Harrington of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Through truss bascule
Also called
M -104 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.07635, -86.21394   (decimal degrees)
43°04'35" N, 86°12'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/563991/4769593 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Haven
Inventory number
BH 61355 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Built 1921 (497)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Ferrysburg, Michigan (2)
Lost (18,947)
Michigan (886)
Movable (2,712)
Ottawa County, Michigan (13)
Replaced by new bridge (12,571)
Through truss (12,952)
Truss (29,557)
Waddell & Harrington (39)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 3, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 14, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler