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Elm Valley Road-Galien River Bridge

Photo 

Elm Valley Road - Galien River

The South Bend Tribune: October 11 1979

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BH Photo #457157

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Galien River on Elm Valley Road
Location
Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Struck by car October 7, 1979, and collapsed
Design
4-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82769, -86.65581   (decimal degrees)
41°49'40" N, 86°39'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/528581/4630702 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 1, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Elm Valley Road-Galien River Bridge
Posted October 2, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm hazarding a guess that, much like the Honeytown Bridge, this too was left to be removed after its collision-collapse.