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Muskegon Railroad Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Rick McOmber
Bridge Documented: November 15, 2009
Muskegon: Muskegon County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
1 Main Span(s)
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This traditionally composed riveted truss bridge is the
only known metal truss bridge in Muskegon County, and as such it is very
important on a local level, resulting in an unusually high Local HSR rating
for this bridge. The Muskegon River is very wide and swampy in this area,
and there is another railroad bridge about the same size as this bridge a
little to the north, but that bridge is an ugly modern slab. Perhaps there
originally were two truss bridges like this one on this section of rail
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