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Main Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Main Avenue Bridge (Old)

Swing bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #284598

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Route 2 Main Avenue
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1860
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49757, -81.70439   (decimal degrees)
41°29'51" N, 81°42'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441207/4594234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 61149 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1860 (35)
Built during 1860s (387)
Cleveland, Ohio (103)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (172)
Cuyahoga River (47)
Have street view (22,086)
King Bridge Co. (284)
Lost (18,690)
Movable (2,705)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Ohio (2,919)
Pratt through truss (4,600)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added image from a King advertizement.
  • June 1, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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