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NS - Kalamazoo River Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Kalamazoo River on Norfolk Southern RR
Location
Allegan County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad (GR&I)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.42660, -85.61805   (decimal degrees)
42°25'36" N, 85°37'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/613682/4698068 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kalamazoo NE
Inventory number
BH 52030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added builder and build date
  • April 11, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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