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Main Street Bridge

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Main Street Bridge

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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #497984

Description 

Very unique design where the deck runs through the center of the trusses.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Thornapple River on Main Street
Location
Middleville, Barry County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
(2)5-panel, pinned Pratt pony trusses. (Half-through design)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.71097, -85.46524   (decimal degrees)
42°42'39" N, 85°27'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/625681/4729861 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93122 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Barry County, Michigan (10)
Lost (29,047)
Lost 1930 (114)
Lost during 1930s (934)
Michigan (1,400)
Middleville, Michigan (1)
Owned by county (21,656)
Pony truss (17,078)
Pratt pony truss (3,985)
Pratt truss (10,403)
Replaced by new bridge (19,747)
Truss (35,926)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added information.
  • May 7, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com