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"The Iron Bridge"

Photo 

Pre 1923 photo

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BH Photo #444933

Map 

Description 

I thought this was a Canton built bridge at first, based on the X style "Budget Cresting". I can't make out the builder's name but the plaque says "Chicago, Ill"

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Manistique River on Deer Street
Location
Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1890 to replace the Red Bridge; replaced in 1919 by the current Siphon Bridge.
Design
(3)5-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.96200, -86.24998   (decimal degrees)
45°57'43" N, 86°14'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/558115/5090099 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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