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Fourth Street Bridge

Photos 

Columbus Metropolitan Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

View this photo at digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org

BH Photo #279678

Map 

Description 

Need date verification as this span might be much older Wheels at top of bridge suggest some type of lift mechanism is present.Hard to make out a truss here.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lift bridge over the Miami & Erie Canal on 4th Street in Minster
Location
Minster, Auglaize County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1901
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Through truss that appears to be some type of lift span
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39297, -84.38378   (decimal degrees)
40°23'35" N, 84°23'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/722046/4474661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Bremen
Inventory number
BH 60233 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 31, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added info
  • March 13, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Fourth Street Bridge
Posted September 3, 2014, by Margot

Glad I could help :)

Fourth Street Bridge
Posted September 1, 2014, by Luke

Thank you for the link Margot!

Fourth Street Bridge
Posted September 1, 2014, by Margot

I found this: http://www.delphosherald.com/index.php?id=9527:on-the-banks-...

It shows a model of this bridge type. The article also says that particular span was built about the same time as this one. I didn't know that Massillon built anything like this. Cool bridge.