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Paw Paw River Railroad Bridge East

Paw Paw River Railroad Bridge East

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 5, 2018

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (CSX) Over Paw Paw River
Location
Benton Harbor: Berrien County, Michigan: United States
Structure Type
Metal Deck Girder, Movable: Bascule (Fixed Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1915 By Builder/Contractor: Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
46.0 Feet (14 Meters)
Structure Length
123.0 Feet (37.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is one of two small bascule railroad bridges in the city which no longer open and have had all mechanics removed. Please visit the other bridge page for a detailed narrative and historical photos and an article. It is assumed both bridges were built at the same time and by the same builder. This bridge, in contrast with the other one to the west, has nothing of the bascule equipment suriving, whereas the other bridge has a couple gears still in the bascule pit.

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