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Siphon Bridge

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1919. Deer St. over the Manistique River
  • (Photograph by Roger Funk)
  • (Photograph by Roger Funk)

A three-hundred-foot-long reinforced-concrete girder bridge is built through the upper part of the Manistique Paper Company's concrete flume. Local residents call the structure the “siphon bridge” because the roadway is four feet below the level of the Manistique River.

Writing Credits

Kathryn Bishop Eckert


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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Siphon Bridge", [Manistique, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 537-537.

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