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DCAX - Short Cut Canal Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #264110

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Description 

This is a bridge designed by the Strauss Bridge Company.

This bridge was owned by the National Steel Corporation and Henry Ford

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Delray Connecting Railroad
Location
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922; Modified 1950
Builders
- National Steel Corporation
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Delray Connecting Railroad (DCAX)
- Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad (DTI)
- Grand Trunk Western Railroad (GTW)
Design
Warren through truss bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 210.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.27819, -83.11570   (decimal degrees)
42°16'41" N, 83°06'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/325544/4682830 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Detroit
Inventory number
BH 57705 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 10, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 16, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • December 4, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 29, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 27, 2015: Updated by Luke: Info from RRHX
  • August 5, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • June 4, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • November 1, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 13, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 22, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad", "Strauss Bascule Bridge Co.", "Railroad"
  • August 20, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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CN - Short Cut Canal Bridge
Posted August 5, 2015, by Anonymous

Photo #14 is property of @tDetroit forum user Busterwmu

http://www.atdetroit.net/forum/messages/76017/75676.html?115...