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Cheesman Road Bridge, Spanning Pine Bridge, Saint Louis, Gratiot County, MI



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Pine Bridge, Saint Louis vicinity, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MI-21
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1955 subsequent work
Significance: The Cheesman Road Bridge is significant because it is one of the few wrought-iron pin-connected, Pratt truss highway bridges surviving in Michigan. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

Subjects
Wrought-iron Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Smith Bridge Company Of Toledo,OH


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF THE SOUTHWEST BANK
2. VIEW OF THE SOUTH APPROACH
3. DETAIL VIEW OF THE NORTH APPROACH
4. VIEW OF THE MANUFACTURER'S NAME PLATE
5. VIEW OF THE ABUTMENT
6. DETAIL VIEW OF MID-SECTION OF THE PIER, SOUTHWEST SIDE
7. VIEW OF THE UPPER CORNER CONNECTION, SOUTHWEST SIDE
8. VIEW OF OVAL CONNECTION, EAST SIDE
9. VIEW OF THE PIER, SOUTHWEST BANK OF BRIDGE
10. VIEW OF LOWER DETAIL CONNECTION, NORTHWEST SIDE OF BRIDGE
11. VIEW OF SUBSTRUCTURE


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