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Lima Mystery Bridge

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Description 

Little is known about this bridge except that it was mentioned in the 50th Anniversary Book about the history of the Pan American Bridge Company of New Castle, Indiana. Pan Am fabricated a "high truss bridge" for the Modern Construction Company, who erected it somewhere in Lima, Ohio.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge on Road
Location
Lima, Allen County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1918
Builders
- Modern Construction Co. (Contractor)
- Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana (Fabricator)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74192, -84.10266   (decimal degrees)
40°44'31" N, 84°06'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/744633/4514147 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91903 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

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