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Blue Bridge

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http://www.michiganrailroads.com/RRHX/Bridges/PRRBridgeGrandRapids.htm

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BH Photo #194342

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on formerly the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, currently, a pedestrian path
Location
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1892
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad (GR&I)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 575.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.96458, -85.67544   (decimal degrees)
42°57'53" N, 85°40'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/608025/4757733 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Rapids West
Inventory number
BH 48271 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 8, 2011: New photos from C Hanchey
  • February 26, 2011: Added by James McCray

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