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Coloma Truss Bridge

Photo 

Coloma Truss Bridge

The Herald-Press: November 18 1966

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BH Photo #458520

Map 

Description 

Portal design is suggestive of a Massillon Bridge Company span. The firm built several bridges in Southern Michigan in the 1890's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Paw Paw River on Paw Paw Street
Location
Coloma, Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1895
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.19301, -86.30244   (decimal degrees)
42°11'35" N, 86°18'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/557595/4671442 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86997 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 18, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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