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T&W - Raisin River Bridge

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Photo scanned by Don Harrison

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #292792

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Description 

Middle Bridge in the Triple Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Raisin River on Toledo & Western RR (abandoned)
Location
Blissfield, Lenawee County, Michigan
Status
Removed
History
Built 1901, railroad abandoned 1935, bridge removed sometime thereafter; was middle bridge in the "Blissfield Triple Bridge"
Railroads
- Interurban
- Toledo & Western Railroad (T&W)
Design
Through truss
Also called
Blissfield Interurban Bridge
Blissfield Triple Bridge
Lenawee Triple Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83435, -83.86651   (decimal degrees)
41°50'04" N, 83°51'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/261976/4635357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blissfield
Inventory number
BH 52053 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Blissfield, Michigan (5)
Built 1901 (509)
Built during 1900s (6,792)
Interurban (858)
Lenawee County, Michigan (28)
Lost (22,255)
Michigan (1,043)
Railroad (14,365)
Through truss (14,038)
Toledo & Western Railroad (2)
Truss (31,226)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 2, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • April 12, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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