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Shaytown Road Bridge, Spanning Thornapple River, Vermontville, Eaton County, MI



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Location
Spanning Thornapple River, Vermontville vicinity, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MI-105
Significance: The Shaytown Road Bridge is a Warren through truss structure. It is one of only two known structures of this type in Michigan. It is the only Warren truss in Michigan utilizing pin-connections, a method typically confined to Pratt trusses. It has been considered eligible for the National Register of Historic Places since 1992.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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