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Avoca Trail - Mill Creek Bridge

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Avoca Trail - Mill Creek Bridge

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Mill Creek Railroad Bridge

The Mill Creek Railroad Bridge was built in the late 1800ís and is now used as pedestrian bridge on the Wadhams to Avoca Trail.

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Facts 

Overview
Fishbelly Pratt deck truss bridge over Mill Creek on Wadhams to Avoca Trail (formerly Pere Marquette RR)
Location
St. Clair County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Pere Marquette Railway (PM)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 640.0 ft.
Also called
Pere Marquette - Mill Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04265, -82.67145   (decimal degrees)
43°02'34" N, 82°40'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/363855/4766906 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avoca
Inventory number
BH 52075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 30, 2018: New video from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • April 17, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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