Fort St. / Power Canal

MDOT Historic Bridge Chippewa County Fort St./ Power Canal

County: Chippewa

City/Township: Sault Ste. Marie

Location: Fort St. / Power Canal

Year Built: 1902

About this Bridge:
One of only two Pennsylvania through truss highway bridges left in Michigan. This design, common for railroad bridges, was rare for highway bridge applications. The builder, the New Castle Bridge Company of New Castle, Indiana, was a prolific nineteenth century metal truss bridge company.

Text Credit to Charles Hyde "Historic Highway Bridges of Michigan"