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Military Street Bridge (1884)

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Military Street Bridge (Old)

Laying submerged pipe at Port Huron, Mich.

Photo taken by from Engineering Record June 24, 1899

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BH Photo #499896

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Military Street
Location
Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan
Status
Demolished and replaced
History
Built 1884; replaced 1914
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.97579, -82.42423   (decimal degrees)
42°58'33" N, 82°25'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/383867/4759110 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81713 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,388)
Built 1884 (224)
Built during 1880s (2,348)
Lattice Railing (616)
Lost (31,103)
Lost 1914 (73)
Lost during 1910s (797)
Michigan (1,505)
Movable (3,177)
Navigable waterway (2,237)
Pin-connected (5,324)
Port Huron, Michigan (16)
Pratt through truss (6,364)
Pratt truss (10,768)
Smith Bridge Co. (138)
St. Clair County, Michigan (33)
Swing (1,609)
Through truss (18,530)
Truss (37,714)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 6, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 4, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builder.
  • June 3, 2021: New photo from Dave King
  • May 29, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

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