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Walton Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Walton Avenue Bridge-1913 flood

Pre 1923 photo

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BH Photo #440535

Description 

Walton Avenue was later renamed Anthony Boulevard.

Build date from "The Pictorial History of Ft. Wayne (pg 537)

Featured punched portals with the street name.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Maumee River on Walton Avenue
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08170, -85.11478   (decimal degrees)
41°04'54" N, 85°06'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/658357/4549538 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83988 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

12-panel truss (112)
19th Century (9,068)
Allen County, Indiana (115)
Built during 1890s (3,278)
Fort Wayne, Indiana (57)
Indiana (5,189)
Lost (29,987)
Maumee River (62)
Pennsylvania truss (593)
Pin-connected (5,037)
Replaced by new bridge (20,401)
Through truss (17,858)
Truss (36,756)

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "12-panel truss", "Maumee River", "Pin-connected"
  • April 25, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added build date
  • January 1, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Walton Avenue Bridge
Posted June 14, 2022, by Geoffrey P Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

Good catch, Paul.

Walton Avenue Bridge
Posted June 13, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Geoff, I think the "Lakeside Bridge" in photo 2 is actually the Columbia Street Bridge: https://bridgehunter.com/in/allen/bh75165/