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Jefferson Avenue Bridge (Oldest)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Rouge River on Jefferson Avenue
Location
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
History
Built 1882; replaced 1890
Design
Timber stringer draw
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.28052, -83.12878   (decimal degrees)
42°16'50" N, 83°07'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/324472/4683117 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,743)
Bascule (1,033)
Beam (13,688)
Built 1882 (133)
Built during 1880s (1,792)
Detroit, Michigan (27)
Lost (20,977)
Lost 1890 (15)
Lost during 1890s (120)
Michigan (976)
Movable (2,804)
Replaced by new bridge (13,774)
Timber stringer (3,552)
Wayne County, Michigan (79)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler