Wreck of Portage Bridge (2 of 3)

Photo taken from the Hancock side. Shows wreckage of the turntable span which was struck by a steamer that was attempting to pass through. Note the two levels clearly visible in the left. Lower level is for railroad while the upper level is for pedestrian and street traffic and streetcars.   Electronic reproduction of photograph from The Bridges of Houghton County.
Abstract/Description: Photo taken from the Hancock side. Shows wreckage of the turntable span which was struck by a steamer that was attempting to pass through. Note the two levels clearly visible in the left. Lower level is for railroad while the upper level is for pedestrian and street traffic and streetcars. Electronic reproduction of photograph from The Bridges of Houghton County.
Subject(s): Bridges
Houghton County (Mich.)
Houghton (Mich.)
Hancock (Mich.)
Date Created: 1905-04 (approximate)