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2nd River Bridge

Photo 

2nd River Bridge c 1911

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BH Photo #348407

Description 

Cast elements suggest late CBW or early Columbia Bridge Co. End post style unclear in image, H pattern suggests CBW and an 1882 or prior date. A top plate may suggest Columbia Bridge Co. thus, bridge likely would have been built between 1882 and 1885. Probably lost during the great 1913 flood

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss at Middletown
Location
Middletown, Butler County, Ohio
Status
Lost
History
Columbia Bridge Works Whipple span probably built ca. 1880, other span of unknown origin possibly added later.
Builders
- C.C. Morrison
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
- D.H. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Inventory number
BH 70779 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Built during 1880s (1,642)
Butler County, Ohio (35)
C.C. Morrison (2)
Columbia Bridge Works (38)
D.H. Morrison (11)
Lost (18,683)
Middletown, Ohio (4)
Ohio (2,918)
Through truss (12,892)
Truss (29,442)
Whipple truss (265)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2016: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added my assumpotions to description