This bridge is a deck plate girder, and has two spans. It remains on an active railroad line. This bridge appears to have underwent several modifications over the years. The bridge's bearings appear to have been replaced. A couple areas show where rivets were replaced with bolts. The abutments were designed to hold a second superstructure for expansion to a double-track line, something that never happened. The Belle River Railroad Bridge (on this same railroad line) also shows evidence of that. The abutments have been patched two times with concrete, but the original cut stone abutments still shine through as well. This railroad, a Grand Trunk Railroad line, is very old, and is the one that Thomas Edison rode on as a boy. This bridge, with a missing plaque that left behind a scar the shape of an American Bridge Company plaque, would have to date to after 1900, long after Thomas Edison's service on the train. However, the stone portions of the abutments could be from the previous bridge, perhaps the one that Edison would have crossed.
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