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NYC - Rouge River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

From Railway Age Magazine

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923. Courtesy of RRHX

View this photo at michiganrailroads.com

BH Photo #338271

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Rouge River on New York Central RR
Location
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887; Replaced in 1920
Railroads
- Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad (LS&MS)
- Michigan Central Railroad (MC)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Through truss swing
Also called
LS&MS - Rouge River Bridge
MC - Rouge River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.28263, -83.13553   (decimal degrees)
42°16'57" N, 83°08'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/323921/4683364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dearborn
Inventory number
BH 69428 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 27, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • September 27, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • RRHX - Info
  • Luke