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State Street Bridge

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State Street Bridge

St. Joseph Daily Press: September 23 1908

BH Photo #452205

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on State Street
Location
St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909; Struck by S.S. Mathiott April 20, 1947; Dismantled 1949, effectively having been replaced with nearby Blossomland Bridge
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.11194, -86.48027   (decimal degrees)
42°06'43" N, 86°28'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/542967/4662335 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 14, 2019: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Added to history; bridge was also effectively replaced with Blossomland bridge
  • July 14, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com