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Oakwood Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Dec. 2007

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BH Photo #313854

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Whipple through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Oakwood Avenue
Location
Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1880's by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; now open for pedestrians only.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
9-panel, pinned Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99185, -84.15987   (decimal degrees)
42°59'31" N, 84°09'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/731531/4763824 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Owosso South
Inventory number
BH 65515 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • April 21, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Preserved"
  • April 21, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 16, 2015: Added by Jim Allen

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Comments 

Oakwood Avenue Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I can believe that,Tony.Now I don't feel so bad.LOL!

Oakwood Avenue Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

You're welcome George! That has tripped up many people on this site!

Oakwood Avenue Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Okay,Tony.Thanks for explaining that.

Oakwood Avenue Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

George, that is a patent date... Not a build date. Given that I figure a ca. 1880 gives a bit of range.

Oakwood Avenue Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Picture #4 says 1876 for the build date,not 1880.