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Cass River Railroad Bridge

Cass River Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: 2006 and October 2010

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Key Facts

Location
Rural: Saginaw County, Michigan: United States
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
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

Historic Significance Rating (HSR)

Bridge Documentation

This bridge is on the same railroad as the Flint River Railroad Bridge and has similar a-frame portal bracing. The Cass River Railroad Bridge has a more common truss configuration, that being the Pratt. Connections on the bridge are riveted, and there is v-lacing on some members and bracing. The bridge has five panels. Very long wooden approaches are present south of the main truss span. This area of the Cass River is swampy, which accounts for these long approaches. The bridge retains good historic integrity with no noteworthy alterations observed.

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