Portage Lake Bridge
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Railroad (railway) bridge
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Houghton, Houghton County, Michigan, USA, North America
Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA, North America
Portage Lake Bridge (1960)
There currently is no technical data available.
|15 April 1905, 16:30||
The Northern Wave steam boat hits the swing span just before being able to fully stop. The span collapses into the river.
|8 April 1906||
The repaired swing span is put into operation with a longer span.
Relevant Web Sites
- The Copper Range Railroad: Three Spans over the Portage
- The King Bridge Company Museum: The Portage Lake Bridge in Houghton, Michigan
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