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Kiwanis Trail-Twelve Span Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by Paul Plassman in August 2018

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BH Photo #503062

Map 

Description 

One of five timber trestles on the Kiwanis Trail (formerly the DT&I Railroad) in Adrian.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over South Branch River Raisin on Kiwanis Trail (formerly DT&I Railroad)
Location
Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Likely built in 1928 when the larger DT&I trestle over Wolf Creek was constructed. The old railroad right of way was purchased by the city of Adrian in 1987 for use as a bike trail.
Railroad
- Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad (DTI)
Design
12-span timber trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 171.5 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89513, -84.04536   (decimal degrees)
41°53'42" N, 84°02'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/745109/4642354 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
740 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 93935 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2021: Updated by Jeff Wieland: Added category "Railroad"
  • August 21, 2021: Updated by Jeff Wieland: Added categories "Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad", "Rail-to-trail"
  • August 16, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman