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Spruce Street Bridge, East Spruce Street, 500 Block, spanning Power Canal, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

Spruce Street Bridge, East Spruce Street, 500 Block, spanning Power Canal, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The bridge is typical of the eye-bar truss construction used extensively at the beginning of the twentieth century. This design provided a flat deck suspended from the camel-back arch. Both vertical and horizontal structural members were joined through use of the eye-bar pin connection.
Survey number: HAER MI-5
Building/structure dates: 1902 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Pittsburg Testing Laboratory, Limited
New Castle Bridge Company
Condron, T L
Lawrie, J A
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Location

Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.)46.49530, -84.34532
Google Map of 46.4952996, -84.3453169
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Library of Congress
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