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East Main Street Bridge

Photo 

East Main Street Bridge

Picture from Chicago Lithography Company, Library of Congress Panoramic Map Collection

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BH Photo #538630

Description 

Mentioned in "The Pictorial History of Ft. Wayne" (pg 469)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Maumee River on East Main Street
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1863; Replaced by the Columbia Street Bridge in 1890
Design
Iron truss
Dimensions
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08158, -85.13181   (decimal degrees)
41°04'54" N, 85°07'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/656927/4549494 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89127 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Maumee River"
  • April 25, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com