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Dyckman Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Dyckman Avenue Bridge - Old

The Times Herald: March 13 1941

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BH Photo #450996

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Black River on Dyckman Avenue
Location
South Haven, Van Buren County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1889; Collapsed in 1941; repaired the same year. Replaced in 1967
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40656, -86.27280   (decimal degrees)
42°24'24" N, 86°16'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/559840/4695173 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85726 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,413)
Built 1889 (258)
Built during 1880s (2,178)
Lost (28,569)
Lost 1967 (84)
Lost during 1960s (947)
Michigan (1,390)
Movable (3,120)
Owned by city (6,086)
Replaced by new bridge (19,432)
South Haven, Michigan (2)
Swing (1,565)
Through truss (16,835)
Truss (35,525)
Van Buren County, Michigan (14)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2022: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added built date
  • July 24, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 29, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Geoff Hubbs