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Black Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in September 2012

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BH Photo #276025

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Relocated Pratt through truss bridge over Dead Creek at Grandpa's Tiny Farm near Frankenmuth
Location
Frankenmuth, Saginaw County, Michigan
Status
Originally built over Cass River on Dehmel Road; relocated in 1982
History
Built 1907; Replaced 1982; Relocated 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
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.30798, -83.73428   (decimal degrees)
43°18'29" N, 83°44'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/278244/4798647 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankenmuth
Inventory number
BH 37205 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • 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