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Vernon Railroad Bridge

   


Vernon Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 1, 2005
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Abandoned Tuscola and Saginaw Bay) Over Holly Drain
Location
Vernon: Shiawassee County, Michigan
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
Main Span Count Not Available
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

Vernon as late as 1995 had a beautiful historic through truss, that they demolished and replaced. Today, the only even remotely noteworthy bridge in town is this small through plate girder. The bridge is on an abandoned railroad, although it sits next to another set of tracks which are still used. Oddly, the other set does not cross this drain, because the drain then travels between the two sets of tracks, which eventually head off in different directions to the south. This plate girder is skewed.

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