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Kiwanis Trail-Beaver Creek Trestle

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Photo taken by Paul Plassman in July 2018

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BH Photo #503678

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Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Beaver Creek on Kiwanis Trail (formerly DT&I Railroad)
Location
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
11-span timber trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 139.8 ft.
Deck width: 8.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92048, -84.02858   (decimal degrees)
41°55'14" N, 84°01'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/746404/4645217 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
750 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 94016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman