Grand Trunk Western Bridge Approach Signal

Grand Trunk Western Bridge Approach Signal (HM2MJ)

Location: Grand Haven, MI 49417 Ottawa County
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N 43° 4.042', W 86° 13.729'

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This signal for many years guarded the east-end approach to the Grand Trunk Western Swing Bridge over the entrance to the Spring Lake channel.

This electrified signal with its colored lights indicated to the engineer of the train whether the bridge was open to water traffic or closed and lined up for railroad and was safe to bring the train across the bridge.

The tracks and swing bridge were removed in 1970's.

The signal was donated by the Village of Spring Lake to the City of Grand Haven in 1981.
HM NumberHM2MJ
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 562789 N 4768584
Decimal Degrees43.06736667, -86.22881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.042', W 86° 13.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 2.52" N, 86° 13' 43.74" W
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Area Code(s)616
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Jackson Ave, Grand Haven MI 49417, US
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