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St. Josephs River Bridge

Photo 

St. Josephs River Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #516028

Description 

Location is a guess, but it's not Park Avenue, Arbogast Rd or Broadway.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Coldwater River on West Union City Road
Location
Union City, Calhoun County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Portals and plaque look like an 1890's Massillon design
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06536, -85.12826   (decimal degrees)
42°03'55" N, 85°07'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/654857/4658727 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added possible builder
  • January 22, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

St. Josephs River Bridge
Posted January 22, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Looks like an 1890's Massillon.