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Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter New Portage Lake bridge (lift type) built 1958 & 1959. Opened for traffic December 20, 1959. Old Portage Lake bridge survey began in 1896 by James P. Edward. Steel bridge ready for traffic early spring of 1897. Wrecking of old bridge started Dec. 21, 1959. Picture taken Dec. 9, 1959 by J. Harry Reeder. Looking south. [View of the two bridges as well as Houghton.]

Scanned: February 19, 2007