Shaytown Road Bridge, Spanning Thornapple River, Vermontville, Eaton County, MI
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Spanning Thornapple River, Vermontville vicinity, MI
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
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