Location: Rouge Short Cut Channel (DC) Bridge, River Rouge, MI
This is a bascule bridge which was built in 1922 during the Henry Ford/DT&I era. It was modified in the 1950's. It connects the Delray Connecting Railroad between Zug Island, River Rouge and downriver. The bridge is a distinctive green in color with a concrete interlocking tower.
Photo info/credit: Top - taken in a northeast direction with Zug Island industries in the background. [Dale Berry]
Bottom - A 2000 view. [Dale Berry]