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North Street Bridge

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North Street Bridge

The Herald-Palladium: May 17 1979

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BH Photo #457197

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Two-Span Pratt pony truss bridge over Kalamazoo River on N. North Street
Location
Otsego, Allegan County, Michigan
Status
Destroyed May 16, 1979 due to overweight truck attempting to cross
History
Built 1907; Collapsed May 16, 1979
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.46268, -85.70186   (decimal degrees)
42°27'46" N, 85°42'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/606727/4701965 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Otsego
Inventory number
BH 64690 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Allegan County, Michigan (29)
Built 1907 (724)
Built during 1900s (7,421)
Collapsed (396)
Lally columns (318)
Lattice Railing (227)
Lost (26,122)
Lost 1979 (90)
Lost during 1970s (836)
Michigan (1,242)
Otsego, Michigan (2)
Owned by city (5,727)
Pin-connected (4,003)
Pony truss (16,517)
Pratt pony truss (3,731)
Pratt truss (9,585)
Truss (33,692)
Wooden deck (6,102)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2019: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • October 2, 2019: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Info transfer
  • October 2, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 14, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • books.google.com - Image of bridge
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

North Street Bridge
Posted October 2, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Scratch that question, the Google Books link has a picture that clearly shows it's a two.

North Street Bridge
Posted October 2, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

I think that's all the info...although I see Dave listed this as a two-span rather than a one. Which would be correct?