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M - 104 Bridge

Montgomery Waddell type

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #285304

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Description 

A Montgomery Waddell type of a Rolling Bearing Trunnion type bascule bridge designed by Montgomery Waddell works with 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
- Montgomery Waddell
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)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2019: Updated by Douglas Butler: Bridge desiged by Montgomery Waddell
  • 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