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Pere Marquette - Ionia Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Map 

Description 

1 150' span, 3 130' spans. Total length is an estimate.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Pere Marquette Railroad
Location
Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1881; Replaced 1914
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Pere Marquette Railway (PM)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 540.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.97700, -85.03069   (decimal degrees)
42°58'37" N, 85°01'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/660577/4760141 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ionia
Inventory number
BH 73648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions
  • September 14, 2016: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Paul Plassman