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McCann Road Bridge, Spanning Thornapple River at McCann Road, Hastings, Barry County, MI



B&W Photos

HB645183
View Of West Side, Showing Second Vertical Support (span 1), Channels, Cross Bracing, And Connection Detail, Looking Southwest

HB645184
View Of West Side, Showing Center 'v' Connections, Channels And Crossing Bracing Detail On Span 1 And Back Of Diagonal Support On Span 2, Looking Northwest


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Thornapple River at McCann Road, Hastings vicinity, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MI-17
National Register Number: NR
Significance: The McCann Road bridge is the oldest and one of the few multi-span, pin connected, Pratt Pony Highway Bridges surviving in Michigan. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Subjects
Agriculture
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF SOUTH APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH
2. VIEW OF EAST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. VIEW OF WEST SIDE, SHOWING SECOND VERTICAL SUPPORT (SPAN 1), CHANNELS, CROSS BRACING, AND CONNECTION DETAIL, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW OF WEST SIDE, SHOWING CENTER 'V' CONNECTIONS, CHANNELS AND CROSSING BRACING DETAIL ON SPAN 1 AND BACK OF DIAGONAL SUPPORT ON SPAN 2, LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. DETAIL VIEW OF FLOOR BEAMS AND TENSIONING ROD, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
6. VIEW OF EAST SIDE OF PIER 1, LOOKING WEST
7. VIEW OF ABUTMENT B (NORTH END), LOOKING NORTHWEST


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