ADBF - South Branch Raisin River Stone Arch
Photo taken by Janis Ford in September 2009
BH Photo #300792
This bridge is the oldest known non-covered bridge in Michigan. Along with the railroad bridge in Hudson, it is among the largest and most impressive stone bridges in Michigan, and is much more imposing visually than would be indicated by its length alone.
- Stone arch bridge over South Branch Raisin River on Adrian & Blissfield Railroad (formerly NYC RR)
- Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan
- Open to traffic
- Built 1867
- - E. W. Ensign
- - Adrian & Blissfield Railroad (ADBF)
- Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad (LS&MS)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Stone arch
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
- Also called
- Adrian Railroad Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.88962, -84.04628 (decimal degrees)
41°53'23" N, 84°02'47" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/745054/4641740 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- 740 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 52033 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 22, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added photos and information
- December 7, 2020: New photo from Luke
- June 19, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected RR reporting marks
- October 11, 2014: New photos from Janis Ford
- June 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Adrian & Blissfield Railroad"
- April 11, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks