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Plainwell Bridge (Pre 1923)

Photos 

Historical Postcard Photo

Historical Postcard Photo

License: Released into public domain

BH Photo #459518

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kalamazoo River on Main Street
Location
Plainwell, Allegan County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.44528, -85.64194   (decimal degrees)
42°26'43" N, 85°38'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/611684/4700111 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Otsego
Inventory number
BH 64694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • October 31, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and ca. date.
  • October 30, 2019: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • December 14, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Plainwell Bridge
Posted October 31, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

No doubt in my mind this is a Morse built bridge. The builder's plaque and finials match the Moffitt Bridge.

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