Delray Connecting Railroad Short Cut Canal Bridge - October 2003Location: Rouge River Short Cut Channel Bridge, River Rouge, MI (DC)

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]

Short Cut Canal Bridge - 2000