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Black Bridge (Relocated)

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in September 2012

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BH Photo #276025

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Relocated Pratt through truss bridge over Dead Creek at Grandpa's Tiny Farm near Frankenmuth
Location
Saginaw County, Michigan
Status
Originally built over Cass River on Dehmel Road; relocated in 1982
History
Built 1907 in Frankenmuth, Michigan; Relocated here 1982
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Single span, Pratt through truss.

The bridge was relocated in 1982 to Grandpa's Tiny Farm just south of Frankenmuth.

Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Dehmel Road Bridge
Grandpa's Tiny Farm Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.30743, -83.73447   (decimal degrees)
43°18'27" N, 83°44'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/278227/4798587 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankenmuth
Inventory number
BH 37205 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2021: New Street View added by Luke
  • November 6, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 15, 2018: New photos from Jason Smith
  • January 15, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen
  • February 25, 2014: New photo from James Baughn
  • November 22, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 16, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jim Allen
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke